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Sex Offender Gaps, cont.

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Sex Offender Gaps

Offender Was Not Covered by State Law

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A comparison of registered sex offenders against the CODIS database may reveal offenders not required to submit a specimen in their convicting state, but who have since relocated to a state in which they are required to register. There are only two ways to collect this specimen: enacting legislation or obtaining consent.

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