Canada School bus stop moved away from sex offender's home

15:37  07 december  2017
15:37  07 december  2017 Source:   cbc.ca

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BUS DANGER: Stop Across From Sex Offender ’ s Home . City leaders this week agreed to put up the community’s only school bus stop right across the street from level three This situation concerns me and I moved away from there 25 years ago but still cherish the memorie of growing up in Rose Hill.

Our research showed that bus stop was located across the street from a home where two registered sex offenders live. There is no Missouri law concerning how far sex offenders must live from school bus stops ; laws only pertain to actual school buildings.

School bus stop moved away from sex offender's home© Nancy Russell/CBC School bus stop moved away from sex offender's home

A school bus stop that was located across the street from the home of a registered sex offender in P.E.I. has been moved.

"This work required a couple of days to complete. The safety of our students remain a priority and we are pleased to resolve this issue when we became aware," Parker Grimmer, director of the Public Schools Branch, told CBC News in an email Wednesday evening.

The Public Schools Branch said it contacted a Queens County family who had earlier expressed concern over their 10-year-old son waiting for the bus at that spot.

Closer to home

Grimmer said the new stop is closer to the family's home. He said the family agreed the new spot is "satisfactory" and said the child can start waiting for the bus at the new location on Thursday.

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Anderson said her legislation, HB 2606, is meant to address a problem brought to her attention by a constituent, who found his children were waiting at a school bus stop located in front of the home of a registered sexual offender .

Bus Stop Moved Away From Sex Offender ' s Home . By Rummana Hussain | October 11, 2000. Woodland School District 50 transportation officials moved a bus stop for six elementary school pupils after they were alerted that the children were being picked up and dropped off in front of a

"A road safety assessment was conducted on the new stop for student pick-up and drop off, agreements were made with the snow plow operator for this area and other measures were addressed including involving and informing the school bus driver of the decision," said Grimmer.

The man on the sex offender registry is serving 135 days of house arrest for sexually assaulting a woman.

The boy's mother, Kerri Kelly, had earlier told CBC News that her work schedule prevented her from being able to wait for the bus with her son and she had concerns about his safety.

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