Several of the states had no minimum age of juvenile jurisdiction and had put children as young as eight on their registries. Aggravated Sexual Assault — Child. Second, sex offender registration overburdens law enforcement.
Roosevelt Police Jail S. Wellington Police Jail W. Taylorsville Blvd. Lindon Police Jail N. Individuals with learning disabilities that include difficulties in comprehension or disorder of written expression cannot do it without help.
Today, federal law and the laws of all 50 states require adults to register with law enforcement. Of the youth sex offenders interviewed for this report, 57 19 percent were subject to registration requirements imposed retroactively after their convictions. In Februaryat age 18, Jacob left Michigan to start a new life in Florida and reconnect with his father living there.
Protecting the community and limiting unnecessary harm to youth sex offenders are not mutually incompatible goals. Timothy Foley, forensic evaluator and psychologist; Franklin E. As a result, he was placed in a juvenile home. International law recognizes that juvenile offenders require special protection.
Given that existing research finds very low rates of sex offense recidivism among youth sex offenders, neither public safety nor crime deterrence appears to justify their incarceration for failure-to-register crimes.