The story of Jaycee Lee Dugard is a tragic one, one that any parent would not to like to ever think about or have happen. And yet it can happen. But why? Why after Phillip Garrido had numerous contacts with police and parole officers that no one have any idea he was holding Jaycee Lee Dugard as a kidnapper. This is a tragic case.
"The tragic case of Jaycee Lee Dugard, abducted at the age of 11 and allegedly held captive for 18 years in a backyard complex of tents and outbuildings at an Antioch home, has raised a newly relevant question: How could the alleged kidnappers and their victims have hidden in plain sight for so long? And does the apparent failure of parole agents to detect the ongoing crimes show that reforms to the state's parole system are a bad idea?
Phillip Garrido and his wife, Nancy, who have been charged with 29 counts of kidnapping and rape, were well known to law enforcement officials. … A parole officer visited the Garridos' home a few times a month but never saw anything suspicious and never went into the backyard. …" more @ Ethiopian Review