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"Operation Boo" keeps California sex offenders inside during Halloween

Posted: 11:23 AM, Oct 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-11 20:16:46Z
California law enforcement officials decided against requiring sex offenders on parole to put up "do not disturb" door signs on Halloween.
 
Following last year's mandate, one sex offender sued, stating the signs violated rights and made it easier for people to target sex offenders.
 
"Operation Boo" is currently in place in California. The program requires registered sex offenders to adhere to a 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew indoors on Halloween nights. The exterior lights to their homes must be off  to discourage trick-or-treaters from approaching.
 
In addition, they are not allowed to post Halloween decorations or distribute candy.