In order to promote uniform application of the notification guidelines required by this section, the Attorney General shall develop procedures for evaluation of the risk of re-offense and implementation of community notification. Tier 3 offenders are those who pose a high risk of re-offense, while those in Tier 2 are deemed a moderate risk.
Offenders convicted in another state are required to register in New Jersey within 10 days of moving to the state. The Division of State Police, working in conjunction with the "Megan's Law" Units in each County Prosecutor's Office, verifies and updates this information regularly, to try to assure that it is complete and correct.
Tier 3 offenders are those who pose a high risk of re-offense, while those in Tier 2 are deemed a moderate risk.
The immunity provided under this section applies to the release of relevant information to other employees or officials or to the general public. The council shall consist of 12 persons who, by experience or training, have a personal interest or professional expertise in law enforcement, crime prevention, victim advocacy, criminology, psychology, parole, public education or community relations.
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Contribute to NJ. Chief law enforcement officer to provide notification to community After receipt of notification and registration pursuant to P. One year after the effective date of this act, the Attorney General and the council shall conduct a comprehensive review of the guidelines to determine whether any changes or revisions should be promulgated.
An elected public official, public employee, or public agency is immune from civil liability for damages for any discretionary decision to release relevant and necessary information, unless it is shown that the official, employee, or agency acted with gross negligence or in bad faith.
Megan's Law was inspired by the case of Megan Kanka, a Mercer County 7-year-old who was raped and murdered by a convicted sex offender in Any person who uses information disclosed pursuant to this act to commit a crime shall be guilty of a crime of the third degree.