Sexoffender - Sex offender exclusion laws: spatial...

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Sex offender exclusion laws: spatial analytical methods to support policy evaluation and formulation By:Alan Murray Full prof Center for latin American studies geog and reg development 192 publications to his name Critical infrastructure:reliability and vulnerability Director for center for urban and regional analysis at Ohio State University Grants from : National Science Foundation, USDOT, Australian Research Counsel Sex Offenders: Federal/state/local legislation -Wetterlings crimes against children and sexually violent offenders registration act -Megan’s Law -Walsh Child Protection Act -Proposition 33 Spatial restrictions -limits the residential locations available to sex offenders -Many states and localities hav enacted zoning restriction Issues of interest: What is the landscape of restricted space for sex offenders?: Land parcels, parks, daycare centers, libraries Land use info: (residential, industrial, etc) Geo – Coding: Big deal because data quality is an issue. Consistency: Often times there is inconsistency in definitions and perceptions of what
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Klepek during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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