Sex Offender Stigma and Vigilantism
On August 27, 2005, two registered sex offenders were murdered in Bellingham, Washington, by a vigilante posing as an FBI agent. The killer got the victims’ names, addresses, and photographs from the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Sex Offender Notification Web Site.
These murders, and many more across the country, begs the question: Is the sex offender registry a hit list for vigilantes?
Please join me as I show you the Bellingham home where the murders occurred. I also discuss tips on how to protect you and your family if you fear retaliation due to being placed on America’s sex offender registry.