blog post by John Hoff
I wrote previously about the "shot across the bow" letter written by the chair of the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners, click here. The letter was on the subject of outrageous Level Three sex offender concentration in Hennepin County, particularly North Minneapolis, particularly certain BLOCKS of North Minneapolis which have more L3SOs than, for example, three Minnesota counties put together.
Well, it turns out there was a reply to the letter on June 12, 2013. A copy was provided to me by Linda Higgins at the recent community town hall on sex offender concentration, which has received extensive media coverage, click here. The letter, which is carefully and politely worded, could be summarized as follows:
The Minnesota Department of Corrections isn't doing anything wrong by stacking perverts in North Minneapolis as thick as cordwood. Decorum requires me to respond politely to your letter but you know and I know you can go jump in a lake. Go ahead and sue me. It's not like we don't have plenty of lawyers, some of which obviously drafted this letter and cited a whole bunch of case law and studies to impress you and make you think we can get away with this outrage, which history shows we continue to get away with.
Here is the wording of the letter. Judge for yourself...