Requiring juveniles to register as sex offenders impairs rehabilitation efforts for a crime that very few of them ever commit again, according to a study released Tuesday.
In Alton, some say the police department is cracking down on sex offender registration. But the officer-in-charge there says, “They’re just doing it the way it’s supposed to be done.”
Sex offenders would be grouped into three tiers with each considered to have a different risk of committing another offense.
The growth in the sex offender program has become part of mental health officials’ pitch for building a new high-security facility at the Fulton State Hospital.
State officials act on new Illinois law
The measure is intended to keep campus police and others informed.
Ban takes effect in 30 days
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (AP) __ Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler wants to bar some sex offenders from being buried in national cemeteries. Hartzler says her legislation would prevent military veterans convicted of sexual abuse of children […]
Sex offenders and people arrested for serious violent crimes to give DNA samples .
“We are telling the Highway Patrol how to do their job.”