In all, we investigated cases of individuals who committed sexual offenses as children across 20 states for this report, including in Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington. MDPS compiles and provides this information but does not independently confirm the accuracy of all information.
MDPS has not assessed any specific risk of re-offense with regard to any individual prior to his or her inclusion within this registry, and has made no determination that any individual included in the registry is currently dangerous.
He was sentenced to serve six years and four months in Texas juvenile detention. As discussed in detail in the following chapter, youth offenders, including youth sex offenders, have even lower rates of recidivism than adults.
The NSOPW works like a search engine by pulling information that is placed by states and local jurisdictions on their own public websites; it does not independently verify that information. Article 6 5 prohibits imposing the death penalty on persons who committed crimes while under the age of Marc Chaffin, March 5, Many of the young people interviewed for this report who were convicted of failure to register were unable to afford registration fees, obtain a proper residence, or otherwise comply with requirements to obtain identification.