And the tactics they're using to put alleged sexual offenders in jail are sweeping up large numbers of law-abiding men, too.
Many of the men whose mugshots sheriffs have been paraded in made-for-TV press conferences were not seeking to meet children online, according to a yearlong WTSP-TV investigation.
For those in the “marriage market,” location matters.
Pew Research Center has compiled census data on the number of unmarried men and women ages 25 to 34 in many of the nation’s metropolitan areas. Finding a spouse with a steady job is a high priority for 78% of never-married women who may want to get married in the future(and 46% of men), though the pool of employed young men has shrunk.
While we were able to obtain gender ratio data from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS), the ACS public use data file does not release that information by traditional metro area, or MSA.
Because the two sets of geographical boundaries don’t match up perfectly, there are some areas, particularly less populated ones, where the statistics are not available.
An adjacent satellite prison camp houses minimum-security male offenders.
FCI Petersburg consists of two facilities: FCI Petersburg offers numerous educational opportunities, including a GED Program, English as-a-Second Language, Occupational Education, Post-Secondary Education, Adult Continuing Education, as well as Parenting Classes and Release Preparation.
After the men start online chats with people they think are adults, agents change the age they claim to be but try to persuade the men to continue the conversation anyway.The facility also has a Law Library which compliant inmates may use periodically.FCI Petersburg is one of several federal prison facilities which offer sex offender treatment programs.The assessment/evaluation component of SOMP is non-voluntary because it assists correctional staff in determining whether the inmate is likely to engage in risk relevant behavior while incarcerated.The remaining elements of the program are voluntary.When men, many of them younger than 25 with no criminal history, respond, officers switch the bait and typically indicate their age is really 14 or 15 years old.