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Jeff Edison, assistant superintendent of administration for the Levy County School Board, said parents have voiced concern about sex offenders being able to get on campuses easily.
Edison said the signs will remind sex offenders of the restraints that come with being a registered offender.
Levy County Sheriff Bobby Mc Callum, who was elected in 2012, said he’s aware of only two incidents in Levy County since he became sheriff: the one in Chiefland and another occurrence where parents reported concerns in Cedar Key.
If the request is approved, the sex offender is supervised by a designated chaperone while on campus.A Chiefland Elementary School employee said the school could not comment on the event, which Douglas said happened late last year.Cedar Key Police Chief Virgil Sandlin said the incident at Cedar Key School resulted from “overzealous parents.” Sandlin said a sex offender who used to live in the community wanted to attend his son’s sporting events and parents became angry.An analysis of Florida’s 67 counties shows that the average number of offenders and predators for Florida counties is 0.2 percent, or about 20 offenders per 10,000 people.“For the size of the county, we’re dealing with – in my opinion – an abnormal amount of offenders and predators,” Mc Callum said.