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Parole Denied for Man Convicted of 1994 Rape of Real Estate Agent

A Risk to Public Safety

Parole was denied for a man convicted of raping a real estate agent during a home showing in 1994. The Kern County District Attorney’s Office determined that he still poses a risk to public safety. The case serves as a reminder of the potential dangers faced by real estate professionals.

Creating a Safer Environment for Real Estate Agents

Questions to Ask and Precautions to Take

Real estate agents, especially those who frequently conduct home showings, should take necessary precautions to ensure their safety. According to a Kansas City Realtor, some questions agents may want to ask themselves include:

  • Am I meeting with clients in a public place before showing a home?
  • Do I have a buddy system in place for showings?
  • Am I carrying a personal safety device?
  • Do I have a plan in place if I feel threatened or in danger?

These measures can help protect real estate agents as they show homes for sale and interact with clients.

Why This Case Matters

Real estate agents often put themselves in vulnerable situations while performing their duties, and the case of the 1994 rape is a stark reminder of the potential dangers they face. By taking precautions and being aware of potential risks, agents can work towards creating a safer environment for themselves and their clients.

Our Hot Take

Real estate professionals, like any other workers, deserve to feel safe while performing their jobs. As a community, we must continue to support and advocate for measures that ensure the safety and well-being of those who help us buy, sell, and rent properties. It’s crucial to remember that the risks faced by real estate agents are not exclusive to them, and everyone should be aware of their surroundings and take necessary precautions in any situation.

Orginal article: Link To Article – provided by Kansas City Realtors