Child Molestation. Megan’s Law. Passed on May 17, 1996 Two components: Sex Offender Registration Community Notification 25% of sex offenders are excluded from public disclosure. Definition of Child Sexual Assault.
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25% of sex offenders are excluded from public disclosure
Definition of Child Sexual Assault
"Contacts or interactions between a child and an adult when the child is being used for sexual stimulation of the perpetrator or another person when the perpetrator or another person is in a position of power or control over the victim."
Types of Sexual Offenses
Touching sexual offenses include:
Making a child touch an adult’s sexual organs; and
Penetrating a child’s vagina or anus no matter how slight with a penis or any object that doesn’t have a valid medical purpose.
Non-touching sexual offenses include:
Engaging in indecent exposure or exhibitionism;
Exposing children to pornographic material;
Deliberately exposing a child to the act of sexual intercourse; and
Masturbating in front of a child.
Sexual exploitation can include:
Engaging a child or soliciting a child for the purposes of prostitution; and
Using a child to film, photograph or model pornography.
One in three girls; one in seven boys
23% of perpetrators are under 18
90% of victims know their perpetrator
Most perpetrators “groom” their victims
95% of sex offenders are pedophiles
In one year, 43,000 sex offenders are released from prison
Approximately 3.3% are rearrested within three years
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