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Operation Boo

Agents with CDCR do compliance checks at the homes of registered sex offenders convicted of crimes against children. (10/31/12)

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    Steve Gregory gets briefed on Operation Boo at the state parole office in Santa Fe Springs, CA.
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    Steve Gregory gets briefed on Operation Boo at the state parole office in Santa Fe Springs, CA.
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    Steve checks out a GPS ankle bracelet.
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    Steve checks out a GPS ankle bracelet.
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    Parole agent Esmeralda Zamora goes through her kit of required items for convicted sex offender compliance checks.
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    Agent Zamora shows Steve a cup used to collect on the spot urine samples.
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    Agent Zamora shows Steve a cup used to collect on the spot urine samples.
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    Agent Zamora prepares to do compliance checks in Downey and Norwalk.
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    Agent Zamora, parole supervisor Rene Ramos, and Steve Gregory enter Downey police headquarters.
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    Agents Zamora and Ramos brief Downey police officers on the sex offenders living in the city whose homes were to be checked.
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    Agents Zamora and Ramos brief Downey police officers on the sex offenders living in the city whose homes were to be checked.
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    Agents use an mobile app called VeriTrack to monitor GPS ankle bracelets worn by sex offenders.
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    Agents use an mobile app called VeriTrack to monitor GPS ankle bracelets worn by sex offenders.
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    Parole agents and officers from Downey PD prepare to enter a home of a convicted sex offender during a Halloween compliance check.
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    Parole agents and officers from Downey PD prepare to enter a home of a convicted sex offender during a Halloween compliance check.
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    Agent Zamora pats down a parolee to ensure her safety and the safety of others.
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    Agent Zamora pats down a parolee to ensure her safety and the safety of others.
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    A Downey police officer searches the laptop computer of a convicted sex offender for pornographic images or other restricted material.
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    Agent Zamora searches household items for restricted material, such as pornography or images of children.
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    Agent Zamora questions a parolee about an image on his cell phone.
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    Agent Zamora searches household items for restricted material, such as pornography or images of children.
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    Agents show off a registration form given to every convicted sex offender.
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    Agent Zamora examines the GPS ankle bracelet of a convicted sex offender during a Halloween parole compliance check.
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    Agent Zamora pats down a parolee to ensure her safety and the safety of others.
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    Agent Zamora examines the GPS ankle bracelet of a convicted sex offender during a Halloween parole compliance check.
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    A Downey police officer searches the laptop computer of a convicted sex offender for pornographic images or other restricted material.
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    Agent Zamora searches household items for restricted material, such as pornography or images of children.
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    Agent Ramos searches household items for restricted material, such as pornography or images of children.
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    Agent Zamora searches household items for restricted material, such as pornography or images of children.
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    Agent Ramos searches household items for restricted material, such as pornography or images of children.
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    Agent Zamora pats down a parolee to ensure her safety and the safety of others.
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    Agent Zamora pats down a parolee to ensure her safety and the safety of others.
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    Agent Zamora pats down a parolee to ensure her safety and the safety of others.
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    Agent Zamora searches household items for restricted material, such as pornography or images of children.
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    A toy was found at the home of one paroled sex offender. The parolee claimed he used it to count reps during his workouts.
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    A knife was found at the home of one parolee, but it was smaller than the 2-inch limit allowed by the Department of Corrections.
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    Agent Zamora confiscates an unmarked video cassette. Zamora says the parolee only had a DVD player, so she was suspicious about the contents of the video.
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    The roommate of one parolee had a home security system. If it were the property of the convicted sex offender, he would have been found in violation of his parole.
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    The roommate of one parolee had a home security system. If it were the property of the convicted sex offender, he would have been found in violation of his parole.
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    The roommate of one parolee had a home security system. If it were the property of the convicted sex offender, he would have been found in violation of his parole.
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    Steve gets debriefed at the state parole office in Santa Fe Springs.
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    Case files of sex offenders monitored by the Santa Fe Springs DOC office.
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    Transients had to stay on DOC grounds between 5 and 10 p.m. on Halloween.
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    Transients had to stay on DOC grounds between 5 and 10 p.m. on Halloween.
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    Transients had to stay on DOC grounds between 5 and 10 p.m. on Halloween.