If a sex offender fails to register in the state’s sex offender registry does this add to recidivism? Researchers tried to find out in a new study, “Failure to Register as a Sex Offender: Is it Associated with Recidivism? “ They report that there was no significant difference in the proportion of sexual recidivists and non recidivists with registration violations. Perhaps monies would be better diverted away from registration enforcement to rehabilitation.
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Use the Crime Report for more information on sex offenders.