Dru sjodin national sexoffender public website
The law imposes a mandatory minimum sentence of 30 years for raping a child; a mandatory 10-year penalty for sex trafficking offenses involving children and for coercing child prostitution; and increases minimum sentences for molesters who travel between states.
The larger measure is named after the Walsh's 6-year-old son, Adam, who was abducted exactly 25 years ago Thursday, and subsequently murdered.
If a victim is murdered the offender could face the death penalty.
At the ceremony, President Bush said the new law will help prevent child abuse by creating the national child abuse registry and requiring investigators to do background checks on adoptive and foster parents before they are approved to take custody of a child.
The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Registry, coordinated by the U. Department of Justice, is a cooperative effort between Jurisdictions hosting public sex offender registries (“Jurisdictions”) and the federal government.
These Jurisdictions include: This sex offender registry search tool allows a user to submit a single national query to obtain information about sex offenders through a number of search options.
Child advocates have called the bill the most sweeping sex offender legislation to target pedophiles in years.
To assist the states in this effort, the SMART Office is making the software that was developed to help states become SORNA-compliant more accessible and is providing technical assistance to help states meet this requirement.
For more information about this software, or for technical assistance, e-mail [email protected]
Also, because information is hosted by each Jurisdiction and not by the federal government, search results should be verified by the user in the Jurisdiction where the information is posted.
Users are advised to visit the corresponding Jurisdiction Websites for further information and/or guidance, as appropriate.