An Overview of Sex Offender Community Notification Practices: Policy Implications and Promising Approaches
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Oct. 31, 2006
ANNOTATION: Community notification laws are currently in place in 47 states. This brief offers up-to-date information to inform citizens, state and local leaders, and criminal justice professionals about these procedures and what the research suggests about their effectiveness. It addresses the benefits and limitations of these laws and examines their impact on communities, offenders, and victims.