AS Registration is the personal responsibility of the convicted person. The Alaska Supreme Court ruled that requirements to register under the Alaska Sex Offender Registration Act apply to persons who committed their crimes after August 10, Persons convicted of child kidnapping and sex offenses that were committed in Alaska, or equivalent offenses in other states, after August 10, are subject to registration in Alaska.
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The list does not appear to be sortable to only include child sex offenders, meaning people convicted of any violent sexual assault will appear on the list. More than offenders live in the zip code and over live in the zip code, according to the registry. Among the offenses you'll find: sexual abuse of a minor, attempted sexual assault, possession of child pornography, indecent exposure and unlawful exploitation of a minor. Click here to pull up a map of the offenders and click on a blue dot near your neighborhood. Green pins on the map represent addresses of offenders convicted of sex crimes. If you click on the pin, you will see more information pop up, including the registered sex offender's name, address and compliance status. A link labeled "more information" will bring up the offender's crimes.
The court in a decision says the registry provides no means for offenders to demonstrate that they're not a threat to public safety. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the decision means offenders must be given an opportunity to prove they are rehabilitated. His lawsuit claimed the state had no authority to require him to register in Alaska and that the Alaska law violated his due process rights.
AS In addition to moving the application to a larger database server, this update will support an interface to the National Sex Offender Public Registry www. While this update proceeds the existing database will remain available to the public. Positive identification of a person believed to be a sex offender cannot be established unless fingerprint comparison is made.