July 22, 2024

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How Much Do You Know About the Sex Offense Registry?

18 votes, 4.7 avg

How much do you really know about the sex offense registry?

Sure, you've heard about the sex offense registry. Maybe you've even made a few jokes about it or looked at it to see if there's anyone on the registry living near you.


But how much do you really know about it?


Most people don't give it any thought at all until someone they care about is threatened with being listed on it, and then they realize how little they actually know about what it is, what it does, and how someone ends up on it.


Take this fun little quiz to see how much you really know about it!

1 / 10

Approximately how many people are currently listed on sex offense registries in the U.S.?

2 / 10

What percentage of people on the sex offense registry reoffend sexually within nine years of release from incarceration?

3 / 10

What percentage of sex crimes are committed by someone who is NOT on a sex offense registry?

4 / 10

social media

Are people on the sex offense registry (who have completed parole or probation) legally allowed to use social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram?

5 / 10

Which of the following offenses could get you listed on a sex offense registry?

6 / 10

Parents often warn their children about "Stranger Danger."

What percent of sexual assaults against children are actually committed by strangers?

7 / 10

According to the U.S. Department of justice, 36% of all sexual assaults against children are committed by:

8 / 10

Each year, we see increasingly alarming news articles about sex crimes which appear with greater and greater frequency.  What has been the actual trend in the U.S. when it comes to sex crimes since 1991?

9 / 10

Being listed on a public sex offense registry can have which of the following effects on the life of a registrant?

10 / 10

In 1994, the U.S Congress passed a law that required all states to establish their own sex offense registries. The name of that piece of legislation was:

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