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Commissioner Piper releases statement on MSOP ruling

1/3/2017 10:33:29 AM

Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper released the following statement regarding the 8th Circuit ruling finding the Minnesota Sex Offender Program constitutional:
 
“We welcome the court’s ruling recognizing the constitutionality of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. This program is an important tool to protect public safety and deliver court-ordered treatment to sex offenders. DHS will continue to meet its legal obligations to operate these services. Now it’s time for the Legislature to provide the resources we need to run this program so we can continue to keep our communities safe.”

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