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Summary of State Sex Offender Registries, 2001

NCJ Number
192265
Date Published
March 2002
Author(s)
Devon B. Adams, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
This factsheet summarizes information on the status of sex offender registries in the 50 States and the District of Columbia as they operated in February 2001.
Abstract

This factsheet updates the original Summary of State Sex Offender Registries: Automation and Operation 1998. It summarizes information on the status of sex offender registries in the 50 States and the District of Columbia as they operated in February 2001. Information is presented on the organizational location of the State registries, number of offenders in the registries; their level of automation and capability to receive, store, and transmit fingerprints; whether DNA samples are included in registration procedures; and community notification procedures including use of the Internet to post information on registered offenders. Learn about the Justice Statistics Improvement Program.

Date Created: August 13, 2009