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NCJ Number: 250504 Find in a Library
Title: The Sex Offender Registry Tool
Corporate Author: Institute for Intergovernmental Research
United States of America
Date Published: March 2015
Page Count: 1
Sponsoring Agency: Institute for Intergovernmental Research
Tallahassee, FL 32317
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART)
Contract Number: 2013-SO-BX-K001
Document: PDF
Type: Factsheet; Instructional Material; Measurement/Evaluation Device; Report (Grant Sponsored); Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Document; Document (Online); Factsheet
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This fact sheet profiles the Sex Offender Registry Tool (SORT),which is a sex offender management application provided by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) to assist the States in implementing Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) registry system requirements.
Abstract: The SORT application functions as the State administrative registry system and provides local registration agencies with their own specialized public sex offender registry web site. This is done by providing a State’s local jurisdictions with access to a centralized sex offender management system, keeping the State’s sex offender registry information up to date. State registry personnel thus have the ability to validate the information entered or modified before it is made available to the public. Local jurisdictions can customize their public web site’s design by selecting from six available templates or by creating their own template. The SORT application is designed to improve information-sharing capabilities. Ways in which this is done are outlined in this fact sheet. For a State to get started with the SORT application, it should send a request to the Institute for Intergovernmental Research.
Main Term(s): Crime prevention measures
Index Term(s): Management Information Systems; Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART); Program implementation; Sex Offender Registration; Sex offenders; SMART Resources; State laws
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