"The SAFE Act would end the ‘Hide the Predator’ game the Department of State Hospitals plays when releasing SVPs into communities.” – Senator Brian Jones
East County News Service
Photo: Sign at a protest last year near Mt. Helix, where residents rallied to block placement of sexually violent predators.
April 7, 2022 (Sacramento) -- Bipartisan legislation by State Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee), Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego), and Assemblyman Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove), aimed at preventing the state from continuing to try to secretly dump Sexually Violent Predators (SVPs) in unsuspecting communities, was stalled this week in the Senate Public Safety Committee.