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Annual Halloween Round - Up Begins at 6:00 pm
Effingham County Sheriff's Office insuring safety for trick or treaters again this year
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 The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office will conduct its annual round up of sex offenders on Halloween from 6 to 9 p.m. The law enforcement agency houses the counties sex offenders every year and it also dispatches additional patrols to neighborhoods. Sheriff McDuffie believes the policy prevents sex offenders from re-offending, being accused of wrongdoing and gives peace of mind to parents with children out trick or treating. We have 96 offenders who live in Effingham County with approximately 34 on probation or parole, according to the sheriff’s office.