Dating laws in arizona
One portion of this information involves the sex offender risk assessment.
The risk assessment is a screening tool designed to provide criminal justice practitioners with the ability to predict a sex offender's risk of recidivism. This includes notification to the "surrounding neighborhood, area schools, appropriate community groups and prospective employers.
If a juvenile is adjudicated delinquent of an act that would require an adult to register, the court can require the juvenile to register until the age of twenty-five.
Community notification laws may apply if ordered by the court.
All criminal justice agencies must use the standardized Arizona Risk Assessment, however, occasionally law enforcement discovers information which can affect an offender's risk level.
As such, law enforcement is given the discretion to either accept the recommended risk level or complete another risk assessment.
The offender has 72 hours, excluding weekends and legal holidays, to complete a change of address.
This must be completed in person, on a sex offender registration form. Although registration is mandatory for adults, it is not for juveniles.
Please click on the county for additional information. This effort resulted in the federal community notification statute labeled "Megan's Law".
The community notification process in Arizona is triggered by a sex offender's release from jail/prison or sentence to probation.
When this occurs, the respective county adult probation agency or Arizona Department of Corrections (DOC) is required to enter information about the offender into a statewide accessible database.
• Sex offenders come from all walks of life and from all socio-economic groups.
They can be male or female, rich or poor, employed or unemployed, religious or non-religious, educated or uneducated and from any race.
Additionally, any person convicted prior to June 1, 1996, may be subject to community notification after completion of a risk assessment by a law enforcement agency.