I am not a felon. Fifteen years ago, Tom K. She is registered as a sex offender because she had oral sex with a year-old when she was Federal and state community notification laws give the public easy access to significant information about registrants.
Police have used sex offender registries to identify potential suspects when a sex crime has been committed in their jurisdiction. For example, former sex offenders in Miami, Florida have been living under bridges, one of the few areas not restricted for them by the residency restriction laws of that city.
I should point out that I am not under any restrictions regarding contact with minors, so there should not be any concern to begin with.
To proceed to click the Continue button. How to Report Abuse and Get Help. The registry can also be searched by Offender name or city. You can attempt to search on the jurisdiction's website by clicking the Continue button below. Sexual abuse and assault can be difficult topics to discuss.
Even assuming some public safety benefit, however, the laws can be reformed to reduce their adverse effects without compromising that benefit. We do not object to time-limited restrictions that are imposed on individual offenders on a case-by-case basis, for example, as a condition of parole.
More than three consecutive days in one county in Florida I must register. Every state requires children convicted in adult court of certain kinds of sex crimes to register as sex offenders. Given these faulty underpinnings, it is not surprising that there is little evidence that the laws have in fact reduced the threat of sexual abuse to children or others.
The children of sex offenders have been harassed by their peers at school, and wives and girlfriends of offenders have been ostracized from social networks and at their jobs.