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NCJFCJ Releases Resolution for Sex Offender Requirements for Youth Under Age 18

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) released its latest resolution regarding sex offender requirements for youth under the age of 18.

Research shows that placing youth on sex offender registries does not advance public safety and can actually make communities less safe. Research also shows that re-offending rates for youth who offend sexually are extremely low and that juvenile sexual re-offense risk assessments have been validated for predicting sexual re-offending. Full Press Release

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“Research shows that placing youth on sex offender registries does not advance public safety and can actually make communities less safe. Research also shows that re-offending rates for youth who offend sexually are extremely low and that juvenile sexual re-offense risk assessments have been validated for predicting sexual re-offending”

Oh, FFS! This is true for ALL of us (as a group)! I know this is a step in the right direction, but it’s maddening that somehow a 17-year-old, falls under this category, but 18+ suddenly is broken forever and a mortal danger to the community. It’s like that damn Static-99. Me getting +1 point because I was a 2 years under their threshold for +0 is complete BS. And that 1 point made a HUGE difference to me in regards being able to get off the net. And it’s even bigger for those for whom +1 point because of their age resulted in a score of 6, especially with the new tiered registry.

STOP BEING LAZY TRYING TO FIT EVERYONE INTO A NEAT LITTLE HOLE. Individual assessments should ALWAYS be used. A 40-year-old could be far less dangerous than a deranged 16-year-old, and anything in between.

These f’n Geniuses are sooooo f’d up.

Exactly! It gets quite irritating how they say such things, but are quick to deny anyone considered an adult that same mindset. I’ll go so far as to say it’s more damaging for an adult since kids still have parents to look after them, etc. while as an adult you must support yourself and your children with such a label above your head. Somehow kids can learn from mistakes, yet adults are forced into registries, many for life as if they cant change. Just how is an adult dangerous if they’ve been on the streets for 10 or 20 years crime free!!!!!!! Its nothing but a money making scheme……

That’s because kids are little, delicate angels and adults are evil, scheming boogeymen and, occasionally, boogeywomen.

This is all part of the ‘trauma’-turgists’ never-ending morality play to cast reality in mythological blacks and whites.

At the risk of setting off NY1 again, this is exactly the approach which the Nazis took to dehumanizing the Jews, Gypsies and homosexuals.

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No, you’re 100% correct to compare it to the treatment of Jews by the nazis and even Jim crow.Sure, they were based on ones racial makeup, but we’re comparing it to the TREATMENT of said peoples not the racial aspect. Exchange their names (jew, black, etc,) with registrant and it magically sounds exactly like a law that applies to us, which means they are COMPARABLE! Jews had to wear badges or identifiers, and in Florida they have just that, or any of us if we get a passport. Only deniers refuse to acknowledge this. Comparing our plight in no way takes away from the mistreat people suffered. It only shows we’re suffering the same thing for yet another reason a group of people decided was a justified reason to.

Im not saying it shouldn’t apply to adults but I do think the registry is more harmful to kids. They are usually around the same age S their victims and their ostraziation looks a lot different.

If you are a sex offender you can choose how much you engage with society. A youth sex offender still has to attend school, deal with bullying and harassment five days a week.

There is also the issue of their undeveloped brains although that remains an issue to around the age of 25 not just 18

Why do you insist on calling people “$EX offenders”?

I know they are talking about those under 18 and I agree it is everyone on the registry and this dividing line is ridiculous but at least the constant admission of the harm the registry does may help all in the long haul….I hope.

I agree. It’s like the practice of soft disclosure. So as not to rile the GP.
It starts with the youth, then the research regarding adults gets acknowledged later.

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