New dating app aims to protect from registered sex offenders, criminals "With online dating sites, you are available to everyone," said Joe Penora, CEO available criminal records before you're allowed to post your profile.
CreepShield uses powerful facial recognition software to identify offenders. The site then scans the photo against a database full of images of convicted sex offenders. If we believe in rehabilitation, should sex offenders who have served their time be forever considered the pariahs of the dating world? Let's look at the figures for recidivism : Consider that insex crime researcher Jill Levenson discovered that the average member of the general population believes that 75 percent of sex offenders will reoffend.
Morton-Bourgon found that, in truth, 14 percent of adult sex offenders reoffend over a period of five to six years. I'd rather not take the one-in-four chance that I am dating one of those people who has or will reoffend.