There is a general public awareness of the dangers or perceived dangers of Florida Sex Offenders and Florida Sex Predators; however, many people do not know or understand the difference between these two legal designations or classifications of people with a criminal history. The Palm Beach Post posted a good article that defines each term. This information is also posted the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and other web sites as well.
Children should be able to grow up in a society or community free from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. If someone suspect that a child is being harmed, action should be taken to contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Florida Department of Children and Families, and / or the local police department or sheriff’s office.