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Safety Zone Advocacy & Predator Patrol
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Watch: "Sex Offender Registry Debate"
Do registries designed to protect children "wreck" some lives?

The following is an audio segment for the story WVOC-AM NewsRadio 560 put together
on our September 24, 2007 Rally at Lugoff-Elgin High School to promote more use
of the Amber Alert following the abduction of 14-year-old Elizabeth Shoaf.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Judy Cornett, Predator Patrol and Safety Zone Advocacy: Saving A Child's Life

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Special guest today is Judy Cornett. She is my new hero and is committed to spreading knowledge & education about sexual predators. She is the founder and executive director of not-for-profit organizations Safety Zone Advocacy and Predator Patrol.

On October 22, 1992, Judy's son, Jason was abducted, brutally raped and left for dead, but by the grace of God, her son’s life was spared. This was a major turning point for Judy and her family, a nightmare, which became reality. As she struggled to learn about the drastic behavior changes in her son, forced to give up her job, dealing with the judicial system and realizing she was on her own to fight an uphill battle. She realized the only way out of the darkness was to help others. She made communities aware of dangerous predators. She spent countless hours going door to door, city to city and state to state on sexual predator education, holding meetings, giving presentations and talking to anyone who would listen. She is responsible for over twenty arrests of Sex Offenders in the year 2007 and many internet sites getting shut down including the profiles of many users.


- Predators, by Anna Salter
This world-renowned expert provides a psychological profile of serial sex offenders--
how they think, how they deceive their victims, and how they elude the law.
Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, And Other Sex Offenders on Amazon

- Map of Registered Sex Offenders in the US Population
(As of July 2009) compiled by
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Sex Offender Map

- Florida Sexual Offender/Predator Registry: Find Your Neighborhood
Neighborhood Search

- FBI Crimes Against Children Page
FBI Crimes Against Children Division

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Can we prevent sexual violence against children? How can we manage sex offenders?
Can sex offenders be rehabilitated?

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Guest: Ju
dy Cornett, Safety Zone Advocacy and Predator Patrol

Judy has made it her mission to protect children from dangerous sexual predators. Find out how you can get involved to keep our kids safe and prevent too many tragedies from happening.
Experts from Safey Zone Advocacy share with us some of their prevention programs, from self-defense to education.
Read more safety tips and programs

Guest: World-renowned expert and author Anna Salter, Ph.D. expert in training on Sexual Abuse, Sex Offenders and Victimization and author of best-seller and resource book, "Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, and Other Sex Offenders: Who They Are, How They Operate, and How We Can Protect Ourselves and Our Children"

She will help us better understand serial sex offenders--how they think, how they deceive their victims,
and how they elude the law. Can they be rehabilitated?



November - 2009

Predator Patrol: The Judy Cornett Story

© 2009 Bettie Youngs Books

Never-before-told, Predator Patrol is the powerful and poignant story about a single mother’s ordeal in caring for two sons after one of them is brutally raped—and how it transformed her life into becoming one of the nation’s most outspoken advocates for getting sexual predators off our streets. It is the story of love, hope, courage, determination, and survival.

Special Features:

  • Screenplay in production
  • DVD for Parents/Teacher/Schools in production
  • Reality Show starring the author in production
  • Book has been optioned for a motion picture



    October 21, 2009
    Advocate Hopes For Somer's Safe Return
    TAMPA - When Judy Cornett hears the words "missing child" on the news, she takes it personally.


    Predators Can Stay In Homes
    PALM RIVER - Eleven convicted sex offenders and predators again will be able to call Judi's Mobile Home Park their home.
    A Pedophile's Paradise?
    A mobile home park in the Palm River area is becoming a haven for sex offenders. They use the park as a rehab of sorts. Currently, 8 offenders live there and more could be on the way. Families across the street have had enough.

    Charges Dropped Against Man Who Beat Molester
    TAMPA, Florida (AP) -- An inmate who was mistakenly put in a jail cell with a man who had raped and choked him as a child will not be prosecuted for beating the molester.
    Jason Flores, 23, will still have to serve more than two years in prison for other crimes, including car theft and burglary. But prosecutors said Monday they have dropped a battery charge. Flores was arrested for a string of crimes in October and found himself at the Orient Road Jail, face to face with Kevin Kinder. Flores attacked him.
    Straight Answers Change Minds
    PALM RIVER — Monday night, for the first time, residents here met with the woman who runs a controversial mobile home park for sex offenders.
    Nursing Homes, Other Institutions Escape Notification Of Sex Offenders
    "There's not only people out there who abuse children, but people who specifically prey on adults," said Judy Cornett, executive director of Safety Zone Advocacy, a national non-profit organization that provides education on safety, prevention and intervention on sex crimes against children.

    WASP and the Ohio Rally
    On December 1st I arrived to a weak opposition. There was approximately 30 (maybe 40 if they were lucky) people who attended SoClears rally. This includes the speakers. I didn’t get to hear the speakers though. Even though I was right behind them I couldn’t hear much at all except when the Rev. yelled “That is MY son”. I guess SoClear didn’t want to turn the speakers up so everyone could hear their message, just the small gathering of felons, I mean supporters, that were there.
    Virtual Child Porn Riles Law Enforcement
    Lifelike, Interactive Child Sex Abuse Is on the Rise, and It's Legal.

    St. Petersburg College

    This free community forum was open to all community members interested in learning about: Florida laws on sexual predators and offenders; the responsibilities of the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Sexual Predator & Offender Tracking Unit; what the community can do; and internet safety for youth. 
    In addition, there was a panel discussion with the following speakers: Judy Cornett, mother of a victim; Paul Wells, sexual predator/offender probation officer; and Mark Lunsford, father of Jessica Lunsford. The forum was held July 30, 2005 at St. Petersburg College's Seminole Campus Digitorium. (Windows Media Player Required)
    I think every molestation victim should get this opportunity when they reach adulthood. Hell, yes!
    TAMPA - Convicted child molester Kevin Kinder, inadvertently placed in a jail holding area with a man he abused more than a decade ago, was beaten unconscious Thursday when the man recognized him and exacted revenge. Kinder was in Tampa for a court hearing before returning to state prison. He was put in a large room with about 65 other inmates at the Orient Road Jail.

    St. Petersburg Times
    Sex Offender's Past Stalks Him
    Authorities say Kevin Kinder does not pose a serious threat. But in 1992 he raped an 11-year-old boy, and that boy's mother won't let anyone forget.

    Bill O'Reilly
    "Back of The Book" Segment
    Protecting Floridians from sex offenders
    Guest: Judy Cornett, Child Safety Crusader

    ABC Action News
    What Would You Do?
    Parents' Worst Nightmare Parents of Molested Children Talk to ABC News

    People Magazine
    July 10, 2006
    Her son was molested, and now Judy Cornett is on a mission to keep sex offenders behind bars.

    USA Today
    Smith Convicted In Murder-Rape Of Florida Girl
    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A mechanic with a long criminal record was convicted Thursday of kidnapping, raping and strangling an 11-year-old girl whose abduction was captured by a car-wash security camera.

    Geraldo At Large
    Predator Sweep (Video)
    Never-Ending Justice — Part II
    Judy Cornett distributes fliers about predators to neighbors and is on a mission to rid the streets of the offenders. 

    The Biggest Fight of Their Lives
    It was only two weeks ago that Judy claimed victory, but she knows her fight is far from over.

    The Clayton News-Daily
    19 Sex Offenders In One Clayton County Motel
    Court stays one part of new law that goes into effect Saturday. 

    St. Petersburg Times
    August 4, 2005 (Document)
    The subject at last weekend's forum was grim - sexual offenders who prey on children.

    WISTV Columbia, SC
    Victim's Rights Group Educates Kershaw County About Sexual Predators
    It's been a week since authorities arrested accused kidnapper and rapist Vinson Filyaw. Now, a victim's rights group is in Kershaw County challenging the way the case was handled.

    "Danger's In The Neighborhood"
    Judy Cornett organizing Predator Patrol.

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      Tom Gerald (ABC's 20/20) and Judy


    Photographer, Judy and Orlando Salinas  
    (Fox News)

    Geraldo Rivera and Judy

    Judy & Her "Hero" Montel Williams

    Judy & Sheriff Grady Judd

    Judy & Gena Binkley
    (Producer from ABC's 20/20)

    Judy in the final days of getting
    Kevin Kinder sent back to prison!

    Judy with Tampa Bay Buccaneer,
    Shelton Quarrels

    Judy, Shelton and Best Friend Cheryl