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Joseph, Minnesota by a masked man at gunpoint. Police later learned that halfway houses in St. Joseph also housed released sex offenders. In , Minnesota law enforcement had no comprehensive list of sex offenders to aid their efforts in solving the case.

Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Act

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The number of people on the nation's sex-offender registries has exploded to hundreds of thousands. But researchers question the registries' effectiveness, note their inconsistencies and suggest they might be doing more harm than good. Even Patty Wetterling has changed her views. October 4, by Madeleine Baran and Jennifer Vogel. Joseph Parish offered support and comfort to the Wetterling family.

Sex-offender registries: How the Wetterling abduction changed the country

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Constitutionality of sex offender registries in the United States. It is named for Jacob Wetterling , a Minnesota eleven-year-old who was abducted by a stranger in , and was missing for almost 27 years until his death was confirmed when his remains were found on September 1, The law, enacted as part of the Federal Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of , requires states to form registries of offenders convicted of sexually violent offenses or offenses against children, and to form more rigorous registration requirements for sex offenders. States must also verify the addresses of sex offenders annually for at least ten years, and those offenders classified as sexually violent predators must verify their addresses quarterly for the rest of their lives. Under this law, states had discretion to disseminate registration information to the public, but dissemination was not required.