In other words, the great majority of sex crimes are committed by new offenders, not repeat offenders. Two years ago, a 51 year old homeless man was found frozen to death in Grand Rapids. He says offenders are likely to re-offend when they have nothing to lose. The zoning change includes a wide-ranging exemption for family members. Gary Schulte went on administrative leave Friday from St. All people with records, including individuals convicted of sex offenses, are less likely to recidivate when they have strong family and community support, stable housing, educational opportunities, and good jobs. Most people convicted of sex offenses do not reoffend sexually. By far the greatest danger of sexual abuse of children is not from strangers, but rather from relatives, sitters, friends, etc. He never saw or touched an actual child, but he got caught in a federal sting. U of M law professor J. With a recorder running, Cortez acknowledged the blades were his, and admitted he sold a third shank to another inmate. And many people convicted as teens will be able to ask a judge to remove them from the registry. The archdiocese says it "found the complaint to be of sufficient substance" to require restrictions on Schulte's work as a priest, including barring him from celebrating Mass. People are usually on parole for two years or less. A study by the Prison Policy Initiative found that almost 50 percent of Grand Rapids is off-limits to registrants and much of the other 50 percent contains non-residential areas. The state is conducting its annual sweep to see if sex offenders are complying with the law requiring them to report with local law enforcement.