Sex Offender Laws & Treatment

Auditors issue damning report on prison sex offender treatment program

Contact: Chris Dornin, CCJR spokesperson, at or 603-228-9610.

The Office of Legislative Budget Assistant released a scathing six-month study Nov. 18 about the prison sex offender program. Their report to the Legislative Fiscal Committee noted a huge backlog of prisoners who pass their minimum parole dates before completing this mandatory treatment. Only 14 percent of sex offenders make timely parole, and that’s an improvement over previous years.

If You Change a Baby’s Diaper in Arizona, You Can Now Be Convicted of Child Molestation

The Arizona Supreme Court issued a stunning and horrifying decision on Tuesday, interpreting a state law to criminalize any contact between an adult and a child’s genitals.

Sex offender ordinance hasn’t worked as planned, putting public at greater risk

Last summer, Artell Jones,  got a notice from the Milwaukee Police Department: He had to move out of his north side rental home. Jones, a registered sex offender, hadn’t done anything to violate the terms of his sentence, which stemmed from groping a 13-year-old girl he met online when he was 19. In fact, Jones had stayed out of trouble since his conviction in 2002.

Federal Judge Temporarily Stops Residency Restrictions in California City

Federal judge Virginia Phillips issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) today that prohibits the City of Murrieta from enforcing its residency restrictions against a registrant who moved to his sister's home earlier this month.

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