Sex Offenders at a Closer Look

Definition Of Sex Offenders: Sex offenders is the term used for all persons convicted of crimes involving sex, including rape, molestation, sexual harassment and pornography production as well as distribution.

What are the levels of sex offenders? When it comes to sex offenders, there are 3 levels.

According to the Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS);

Level 1 is given to sex offenders who have a very low risk of relapsing. Those offenders posed very little danger to society. Usually information regarding these types of offenders is not furnished to the general public. However, it is shared amongst Law Enforcement Agencies such as; the department of corrections, the department of Youth Services, The department of Social services, the Parole Board, The department o Probation and the department of mental Health.

Level 2 is given to sex offenders who have a moderate risk of relapsing and also they posed such dander to the public that it will be in the best interest of the public to have their name on the registry list. Such level of offenders is available to society through Law Enforcement and the sex offender Registry board.

Level 3 offenders are those who have such high risk of relapsing. They are considered to be so dangerous to the public; the board of registry find it necessary to make their information available to the public. Information with respect to level 3 offenders is available to local police department and the sex offender registry board.

The Mind of a Sex Offender