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Author:  Kelly M.  Socia.

Source: Volume 14, Number 05, August/September 2013 , pp.69-71(3)

Sex Offender Law Report

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Reviews two recent research studies on attitudes toward sex crimes and sex offenders: “Improving Police Officers’ Perceptions of Sexual Offending Through Intensive Training” by Elli Darwinkel, Martine Powell, and Patrick Tidmarsh, published in Criminal Justice & Behavior; and “Examining the Factors that Predict Public Concern About the Collateral Consequences of Sex Crime Policy” by Christina Mancini, in Criminal Justice Policy Review.

Keywords: stereotypes; biases; offending dynamics; case authorization; victim responsibility; re-entry; registration, community notification, residence restrictions, electronic monitoring, and civil commitment

Affiliations:  1: Co-Editor.

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