State launches "Operation Blackout" targeting sex offenders on Halloween

State launches "Operation Blackout" targeting sex offenders on Halloween

October 28th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

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NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Correction is expanding efforts to increase the safety of children on Halloween night with the launch of "Operation Blackout."

Probation and Parole officers will be joined by local law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Marshals to ensure sex offenders who are under TDOC supervision adhere to strict guidelines.

"Operation Blackout" will result in an increased presence of law enforcement in the community and random visits to the homes of sex offenders who must adhere to the following guidelines on October 31, 2012: