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NCJ Number: 250408 Find in a Library
Title: Registering and Tracking Sex Offenders Model Policy
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: November 2007
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Sale Source: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
44 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Legislation/Policy Description; Policy; Report (Grant Sponsored); Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) presents its model policy (effective November 2007) for law enforcement agencies in registering and tracking sex offenders.
Abstract: The policy provides guidance for the registration, public notification, and residence address verification of sex offenders, as well as conducting community education efforts on these issues. A model policy statement about an agency’s activities in registering and tracking sex offenders is provided. Definitions of terms used in the model policy address “registered sex offender (Federal definition),” “registered sex offender (State definition),” “noncompliance,” and “grooming behavior.” A statement of procedures covers sex offender registration, notification, community education, verification and investigation, officer education and training, and multi-agency partnerships and information-sharing. National and Federal resources are listed.
Main Term(s): Police policies and procedures
Index Term(s): BJA Grant-related Documents; BJA Resources; Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA); Models; Police responsibilities; Sex Offender Registration; Sex offenders
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