San Diego County

District 2

Supervisor Joel Anderson


Supervisors Take Stand Against Sexual Predator Placements in County

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10/08/21
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Excerpt from East County Magazine
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“What people don’t understand is we have no legal power,” Supervisor Joel Anderson stated during the hearing Tuesday, where 22 people spoke in favor of the proposal. San Diego currently has five sexually violent predators placed in local communities – including some in Anderson’s East County district. Anderson observes that the state often places predators “in poor, low-income neighborhoods where people have the least ability to fight and push back.”