Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 


FURIOUS! Sexual Groomer Permitted to Supervise Girls

FURIOUS! Sexual Groomer Permitted to Supervise Girls

09/04/2014

Sensible Sentencing Trust is outraged that a man convicted of sexually grooming a 12 year old girl only 18 months ago was appointed to referee and supervise a girls football and softball game.

“This is absolutely horrific!” Nadia Crighton Spokesperson for the Prevention of Child Abuse says.

“It is unbelievable that neither organization believes that this man is a risk to the children he was supervising, I’m sure the parents of the girls he was monitoring will beg to differ.”

Kevin Dean McMillan was found guilty of grooming the 12-year-old in August 2012, when he was 19. He only avoided prison because the judge worried he would be "regularly assaulted ... in a variety of extremely unpleasant ways by other inmates".

“Once again, the justice system has let our children down by worrying more about the prisoners ‘risks’ than that of the community.”

SST is calling for better vetting services by all groups associated with children. “This case is rather disturbing because according to McMillan both associations were aware of this offending,” Crighton says.

McMillan is also present on the SST offenders’ database. “He’s looking for a second chance, but what about this victim? I highly doubt she has been able to move on only 18months after the sexual grooming.”

McMillan's file on the SST offenders’ database is here:
http://offenders.sst.org.nz/offender.aspx?id=2747

ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

State Investments Management: Treasury Likes IRD, Not Education Or Corrections

The Inland Revenue Department has scored an 'A' in the first tranche of the Treasury's investor confidence rating for state agencies that manage significant Crown investments and assets, gaining greater autonomy as a result, while the Corrections and Education ministries gained a 'C' rating. More>>

ALSO:

Govt Goal: NZ To Be "Predator Free" By 2050

Prime Minister John Key has today announced the Government has adopted the goal of New Zealand becoming Predator Free by 2050... “That’s why we have adopted this goal. Our ambition is that by 2050 every single part of New Zealand will be completely free of rats, stoats and possums." More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The IOC’s Treatment Of Russian Sport, And Lone Wolf Terrorism

A blanket ban on Russian athletes would also have exposed the IOC to criticism that its treatment of Russia would have been marked contrast to its treatment say, of the track and field team from Kenya – a country about which the IOC has very similar doping concerns. More>>

ALSO:

Sounds Like A Plan: Auckland Council Receives Unitary Plan Recommendations

A key milestone in New Zealand planning history was reached today when the Independent Hearings Panel delivered the reports containing its recommendations on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. More>>

ALSO:

National Park Expansion: Forests And Coast Of Kahurangi Protected

Five parcels of high value land totalling more than 890 hectares have been formally gazetted as part of the National Park. More>>

ALSO:

PPP Go-Ahead: SkyPath Gets Unanimous Support

Auckland’s SkyPath project has been given the go-ahead to be delivered through a public private partnership, after a unanimous decision at today’s Finance and Performance Committee. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Reserve Bank, The UN Shortlist, And Trump

Can there really be there any link between the US presidential elections and yesterday’s RBNZ signals on interest rates and the NZ dollar? Well, maybe. And it would be this: the improving US economy is reportedly putting a tailwind behind the US dollar, and rendering the actions of our Reserve Bank virtually irrelevant. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On What John Key Should Be Asking Joe Biden

No doubt, US Vice-President Joe Biden will be updating Prime Minister John Key on the chances of a TPP vote taking place in the ‘ lame duck’ session of Congress that’s held between the November’s election and the inauguration of a new President in January. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Politics
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news