Community Information Database

Subject Description

Sex Offender Registration/Community Notification

Programs that seek to prevent released sex offenders from committing new crimes by requiring them to register with local law enforcement officials or other agencies maintaining a central sex offender registry; by making information about sex offenders and their release dates available on request to individuals and organizations; or by authorizing or requiring that probation and parole departments, law enforcement agencies, or prosecutor offices disseminate information about released offenders to the community at large.

Taxonomy Code: FN-150.625-80

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