By CHRIS AGEE | firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Megan’s Law Helpline has recently expanded its services to include a Sex Offenders Registration Tips Program.
According to Parents for Megan’s Law Executive Director Laura A. Ahearn, callers to the 24-hour toll-free number can speak with a consultant trained in various aspects of sexual abuse and violent crime.
Callers can reach the helpline, which has provided nationwide assistance to victims of sexual or violent crimes for several years, by calling (888) 275-7365, she said, explaining the information is also available online at www.parentsformeganslaw.org.
“What evolved from the helpline is that people in the community might not know what to do when they see a registered sex offender ... in a position of trust where it might not be appropriate,” she explained.
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