As for the weak argument someone always seems to make, “there is a certain number of pedophiles in the population and the number within law enforcement is perfectly normal” — let me respond.No pedophile should ever wear a badge, carry a gun and swear an oath to serve and protect. If we cannot keep pedophiles out of law enforcement, what kind of country have we become? 103–322 by President Bill Clinton on September 13, 1994 (codified in part at 42 U. VAWA was drafted by the office of Senator Joe Biden (D-DE), with support from a broad coalition of advocacy groups.
Without institutional support, conducting a complete study of all local, state and federal law enforcement has not been possible.My research was out of date almost as soon as I hit publish.A year later I posted When Law Enforcement is the Perpetrator reviewing one month, November 2015, when more than two LEOs per week were in the news for trafficking in child sex abuse.The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) is a United States federal law (Title IV, sec. The Act passed through Congress with bipartisan support in 1994, clearing the United States House of Representatives by a vote of 235–195 and the Senate by a vote of 61–38, although the following year House Republicans attempted to cut the Act's funding. Morrison, a sharply divided Court struck down the VAWA provision allowing women the right to sue their attackers in federal court.40001-40703 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, H. By a 5–4 majority, the Court overturned the provision as exceeding the federal government's powers under the Commerce Clause.