If you are preparing to conduct a session for community members and would like background reading to better prepare yourself for the event, the following materials may be of assistance.
For more information on community notification, consult the following resources:
Adams, D. (1999). Summary of State Sex Offender Registry Dissemination Procedures. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Center for Sex Offender Management (1999, October). Sex Offender Registration: Policy Overview and Comprehensive Practices. Silver Spring, MD.
Center for Sex Offender Management (2001, April). Community Notification and Education. Silver Spring, MD.
U.S. Department of Justice (1999, January 5). Megan's Law; Final Guidelines for the Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Act, as Amended. Federal Register 64 (2), 572-587.