In mosst states convicted sex offenders are supposed to report to local police authorities, but many do not. See: rape , molestation , sexual harassment , pornography. Hill and Kathleen T. All Right reserved. Mentioned in? References in periodicals archive?
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United States Department of Justice National Sex Offender Public Website
The registry, including the Public Notification Database, is based on the Virginia General Assembly's decision to facilitate access to publicly-available information about persons convicted of specified offenses. The Virginia State Police has not considered or assessed the specific risk of re-offense with regard to any individual prior to his or her inclusion within this registry, and has made no determination that any individual included in the registry is currently dangerous. The main purpose of providing this data on the internet is to make the information more easily available and accessible, not to warn citizens about any specific individual. Adult individuals found within the registry are included solely by virtue of their conviction record and applicable state law.
Georgia Sex Offender Registry
Registered sex offenders are assigned a risk level by judge after a court hearing: Level 1 low risk of re-offense ; Level 2 medium risk of re-offense , and Level 3 high risk of re-offense. By law, only Level 2 and Level 3 sex offenders are included in this online directory. Get information about Level 1 offenders and offenders whose risk levels have not yet been determined by a judge by:.
The following jurisdictions are offline:. Search sex offender registries for all 50 states, The District of Columbia, U. Territories, and Indian Country.