Top 10 US States With The Highest Amount Of Sex Offenders
According to records, Florida has the highest number of sex offenders in the entire US- 61,303. But unfortunately, the state is very lenient with these offenders and allows them to live & work, except where they will be in connection with children.
Michigan too presents an alarming rate of sexual offenders (40,692) but the good part is that the state has been able to reduce its rate by around 1692 in the past 5 years. Michigan has tightened up its crime policies and fighting hard to track up the sex offenders.
The next in the list is Wisconsin with 22,803 registered sex offenders. The arrested sexual predators are sentenced for a 10 years of imprisonment.
Oregon shows up with a list of 19,000 registered sexual offenders. Albeit the state updates the database often, yet it just hosts data on offenders posing greatest threats.
Minnesota is another US state with a high proportion of sexual offenders totaling to 17, 541. The sex offenders here have to undergo a prolonged rehabilitation treatment post their jail term.
Colorado comes up with 16,098 sexual offenders as per the recent data. The state revised its policy to show up elaborate details regarding the sex offenders here including the sexual offenses committed. The state updates its database many times everyday.
Then you have Arkansas with 12,919 sexual offenders. However, the state database only releases the names & addresses of its offenders. It would be good if they can release details on the sexual offenses committed by the registered offenders as well.
Delaware shows a huge rate of sexual offenders- 4,871, which is pretty huge considering its relatively smaller population in comparison to other mentioned States. However, the State is very strict with its sexual predators and ensures that the offenders submit their new residential address within 3 days.
Wyoming lists a total of 3,641 sexual offenders. The state claims that none of their registered sex offenders are dangerous presently. According to experts, Wyoming needs to improvise on its crime tracking & policies pertinent to sexual offenses.
10. South Dakota
The state has a total of 3, 132 sexual offenders and claim of a frequently updated database.
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