Fitzpatrick, Assembly Minority Conference Hold “Sex Offender Watch” Task Force Event

Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (R,C,I-Smithtown) and the Long Island Assembly Minority delegation hosted a Sex Offender Watch Task Force event in Merrick, NY last week to discuss ways to protect the community. Assemblyman Fitzpatrick and fellow minority assembly members met with representatives from victim’s rights organizations, the district attorney’s office, the sheriff’s department, and local school superintendents to discuss the effectiveness of current state legislation pertaining to sex offenders and to develop strategies to increase safety for women and children.

Pictured above (from left to right) is Assemblyman Rob Walker, Laura Ahearn, Executive Director of Parents for Megan’s Law, Assemblyman Dave McDonough and Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick. Ahearn founded Parents for Megan’s Law, a not-for-profit community and victim's rights organization whose mission is to prevent and treat childhood sexual abuse.