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Q&A

  • How can I find out if a sex offender is living in my neighborhood?
    To obtain information about or locate sex offenders in a specific area, please visit the Dru Sjodin ... Read More
    Last Updated: January 31, 2013

  • What is Megan's Law?
    Megan's Law, signed by President Clinton in May 1996, amends the Jacob Wetterling Act to require sta... Read More
    Last Updated: December 21, 2012

  • Are residency restrictions placed upon sex offenders successful at reducing rates of reoffending?
    Information on the impact of residency restrictions placed upon sex offenders is available in Evalua... Read More
    Last Updated: April 14, 2015

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Publications

  • Global Survey of Sex Offender Registration and Notification Systems,  SMART, November 2016, NCJ 250413. (32 pages).
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  • Registering and Tracking Sex Offenders Model Policy,  BJA-Sponsored, November 2007, NCJ 250408. (5 pages).
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  • Registering and Tracking Sex Offenders: Concepts and Issues Paper,  BJA-Sponsored, April 2008, NCJ 250409. (7 pages).
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  • Law Enforcement Perspectives on Sex Offender Registration and Notification,  NIJ-Sponsored, August 2016, NCJ 250181. (18 pages).
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  • Law Enforcement Perspectives on Sex Offender Registration and Notification: Supplemental Report on Open-Ended Responses on Policy Recommendations,  NIJ-Sponsored, July 2016, NCJ 250114. (23 pages).
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  • National Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) Implementation Inventory, Preliminary Results,  NIJ-Sponsored, July 2016, NCJ 250132. (37 pages).
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