Plan to closely monitor sex offenders in Nassau

Newsday says the plan is to hire private consultants. (2/17/14)

WOODBURY - Officials say there is a plan to monitor sex offenders in Nassau County a little more closely. 

According to Newsday, the county is hiring a private consultant to launch the program. 

New ideas included tracking social media posts and creating an app that allows the public to report potential violations. 

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The county also wants to step up efforts to make sure offenders' register their address with the state. 
 
Suffolk already has a similar program.  

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