Not Everyone that Comes to a Homeless Shelter is Homeless

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2nd September

As we have come to know that homeless shelters can attract people who are wanted for serious crimes. The Homeless Voice had one of these dangerous sex offenders living in one of our homes in Hollywood.

It just goes to show you, the system has failed and it is difficult to know everyone we house. This man did not come up in any of our routine sex offender searches. When someone checks into our shelter, we perform a background check. If they are not registered and are a sex offender we then alert Hollywood Police Department.

The Marshals told us that there was someone living with us who had not registered in over 10 years. Since he was living near small children we also did our own investigation and kept an extra eye on him. We also notified HPD that we were … Read More »