Nearly all of Chicago’s school Safe Passage routes have registered sex offenders living nearby.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports 48 of 53 Safe Passage routes have sex offenders living along the route or less than a block away. Five routes have 10 or more sex offenders living nearby.
Chicago police say officers visited every registered sex offender living near a route last Spring to make sure they were in compliance with the law.
CPS officials say they’re monitoring the routes and are ready to make changes as needed.
48 of 53 Safe Passage routes at schools that took in children from closed schools have sex offenders registered along them or within 1/8 mile &mdash