Sex offender registries serve many purposes. First, sex offender registries makes others aware of convicted sex offenders in the community. Second, sex offender registries hold offenders accountable to registering and “checking in” regularly with the Sex Offender Registry Board (SORB). In August, the Volokh Conspiracy posted an interesting article about whether sex offender registries reduce sex offenses. Read more about it here.
Sex Offender Registries