Monday, September 1, 2014

Are You Searching the Internet Looking For Registered Sex Offender Restrictions, Laws, Travel Information, Recidivism Rates, Studies and Reports, Books or How Much the Commonwealth Spends on the Registry? Stop Searching, It’s All Here!

ü     For the legal restrictions and regulations (including Employment Limitations, State-to-State Travel and Halloween) that ALL Registered Sex Offenders in Virginia must abide by, go here.
ü      For information on International Travel for Registered Sex Offenders, go here.
ü      For the National Recidivism Rates of Registered Sex Offenders in America, go here.
ü      For all sexual crimes and the official statutes in Virginia, go here.
ü      For the annual Virginia State Police Monitoring Sex Offender Reports plus the break down of growth from December 2008 to October 2013, go here.
ü     For the last 10 years of annual Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission Reports including the #1, 2 and 3 Fiscal Impact requests (#1 was “Sex Offenders” for 7 out of 10 years) for legislation from Virginia lawmakers, go here.
ü      The annual VSP Virginia Crime Report for 2012, go here.
ü      The annual Virginia Attorney General Report on Domestic and Sexual Violence, 2008 to 2013, go here.

ü      The quarterly Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Progress Reports on Housing for Individuals Committed (Civilly Committed SVP’s) at the Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation (VCBR) through 2013, go here.
ü     Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Status Report on Virginia Offender Transitional and Re-entry Services November 2013, go here.
ü      For Books, Studies, Reports and Documentaries on Sex Offenders, Registries, Civil Commitment of SVP’s, Juvenile Offenders, America’s Justice System, The Power of Prosecutors, Mass Incarceration, Mandatory Minimums, Private Prisons and more, go here.
ü      For 2014 News Articles from across the country and in Virginia…. first half of the year, go here and for the second half of the year, go here.
ü      Top 8 Virginia Legislative Goals go here.
ü      For the bills that were proposed at the 2014 Virginia General Assembly session, go here.
ü      For the official count of RSO’s in all 50 States from 2008 to 2014, go here. The 2005 to 2014 spreadsheet was too wide to post on the blog.
ü      For a 50 State comparison of Registries: Risk or Conviction Classification System, Public or Private Lists, Just Adults or Juveniles and Duration of Registration plus which ones are SORNA compliant, go here. Divided into two charts (#1 and #2) the spreadsheet was too wide to post on the blog.
ü      For a 50 State comparison of what States list RSO Employer Information on-line, foolishly shaming Businesses who hire RSO’s? Go here. Oh and Virginia is ONLY 1 of 6 States that lists the Employer name and full address!
ü     Do you know what States have ruled portions of AWA or parts of their registries as Unconstitutional?
ü      Do you know what AWA and SORNA are?
ü      Do you know How a Bill Becomes a Law in Virginia?
ü      Do you know what Federal Bills are being proposed and voted on by our Federal Legislators in Washington, D.C.?
ü      Do you know who your State Representatives are? How about your Federal Representatives? You can find out by clicking the links.

Just to list a few. 

If you are looking for some data that you can’t find anywhere send me a note and if it’s something that I can obtain and is relevant to this platform I would be happy to add it to this site.  

Thank you all for following this blog in 14 months this is the 300th post and there has been more than 38,600 page views by all of you! 

Mary Davye Devoy