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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: September 18, 2017

  • 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

  • Sex Offender Registration and Notification in the United States: Current Case Law and Issues, March 2018, SMART, March 2018, NCJ 251604. (32 pages).
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  • Juvenile Registration and Notification Policy Effects: A Multistate Evaluation Project, OJJDP-Sponsored, January 2018, NCJ 251494. (52 pages).
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  • The Interaction and Impacts of State DNA Database Laws, Final Summary Overview, NIJ-Sponsored, February 2017, NCJ 251035. (19 pages).
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  • Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) State and Territory Implementation Progress Check, SMART, August 2017, NCJ 250932. (31 pages).
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  • Sex Offender Registration and Notification in the United States: Current Case Law and Issues, December 2016, SMART, December 2016, NCJ 250916. (35 pages).
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  • Tribal Sex Offender Registration Code: 2017 Revised Version, SMART, March 2017, NCJ 250646. (29 pages).
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