As children spent their Halloween trick-or-treating, New York State parole officers did their own door knocking to make sure kids weren’t interacting with convicted sex offenders. got a first-hand look how officials confirm that offenders are home by their curfew. Spending the night away from their own families enjoying Halloween, these officer found some parolees were not a home, which is a serious violation on a night considered high-risk for a sex offender.