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Program Profile: Residence Restrictions for Sex Offenders (Jacksonville, Florida)

9-6-2016 Florida:

Program Summary

In 2005, the city of Jacksonville, Florida passed an ordinance that required sex offenders to reside more than 2,500 feet away from any place where children congregate. The goal was to reduce sex crimes, especially those committed against children. However, the city residence restriction law was later deemed unconstitutional in 2007. The program is rated No Effects. The residence restriction had no significant impact on sex offenders’ rates of rearrests for sex crimes. ..At this link is a full description of the program and why it was declared unconstitutional..

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