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Sex Offenders and Sex Offenses

Below you will find information on special legal considerations related to sex offenses, including community notification laws and other legal restrictions on convicted sex offenders.

Sex Offenders and Sex Offenses: Overview

Sex Offender Registration and Restrictions: Other Prevention Issues for Sex Offenders:
  • Chemical and Surgical Castration - Some states allow drug treatments to lower a convict's sex drive, and at least one state permits the surgical castration of sex offenders.
  • Civil Commitment - Some states order the civil commitment of habitual sex offenders in order to reduce the risk of future crimes.
  • Amber Alerts - Amber alerts spread information about child abductions to aid in the rescue of the child.
Specific Sex Offenses:
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