During research for this report, Human Rights Watch spoke with or came across the stories of a number of men and women who because of consensual teenage sex with willing partners must now register as sex offenders-in some cases for life-and suffer all the adverse consequences that come with that status.
He subsequently moved to New Mexico [NM] with his family, because of his wife's job. In Congress authorized the creation of a national registry of offenders convicted of coercive, penetrative sex with anyone, sex with children under the age of 12, recidivists of any sexual offense, and sexually violent predators.
But, as noted above, the online registries pull together, in an easily accessible fashion, information that is not usually part of one's criminal record.
Taking indecent liberties with children; penalties. Identify Offenders Now. Mappable Unmappable. Back OffenderRadar. The public information maintained by the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services in this Sex Offender Registry is provided as part of the State's effort to protect children and others from those with histories of crimes against children and other sexual offenses.
The law also requires non-residents in Maryland wishing to attend school, work, or visit the state to register. Building an open and welcoming environment from the beginning stages of a child's life is essential. This free online eBook includes vital statistics, how to tell if a predator is victimizing a child, and social media and cyber-bullying.
You can search for sex offenders near your community by using the name of your city. What is the source of the Data Complaint?
Children thus find themselves subject to the shame and stigma of being identified as sex offenders on online registries, in some cases for the rest of their lives. I was convicted of statutory rape when I was NSOPW does not endorse the organizations or views represented by this site and takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over, the accuracy, accessibility, copyright or trademark compliance or legality of the material contained on this site.