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Sex Offender Classification and Civil Rights

The classification of sex offenders is key to appropriate treatment efforts as well the protection of the community. There is always a struggle between civil liberties and community safety when managing risk. Please comment.

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1. Sex offender classification & civil liberties - 100 words
2. Opinion on #1 vs. community safety - 150 words

This would yield 250 words which should cover what you need. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. All the best with your studies.

Sex Offender Classification & Civil Liberties

According to King County Sexual Assault Center of Washington State (2012), "Sex offender levels are determined by taking into account several factors about the offender and the nature of his or her crime in order to determine possible risks to the general public. Washington state sex offender laws apply to juvenile as well as adult sex offenders." By classifying sex offenders, risk ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of civil rights and sex offender registration. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.