Social workers have banned a man from doing court-imposed unpaid work hours because he said he refuses to work alongside sex offenders.
Scientists are appealing to the public to submit photographs of their hands in the hope of developing powerful new tools to track down and convict child abusers.
The former head of a haulage industry organisation has avoided a jail term after being caught with a stash of child abuse images.
A staggering 724 sex offenders are now living in areas across Tayside and Fife, according to official police records.
At least three sex offenders per year have enrolled on to courses at Dundee & Angus College since 2015, it has been revealed.
Dozens of sex offenders in Tayside and Fife previously subject to “indefinite notification” have been wiped from the register.
A Dundee sheriff has warned sex offenders that sharing indecent images will land them in court and leave them with "shattered lives".
Councillors claim they are being kept in the dark about sex offenders housed in their communities.
There are nearly 100 more convicted sex offenders living in Tayside communities compared to two years ago, new figures have revealed.
The number of registered sex offenders living in Tayside communities has risen by 20 over the past year - and now includes three women.