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Sexual Offenders

Sexual offenders are criminal offenders who have been found guilty of committing offenses that are sexual in nature. Sexual offenses cover a broad range of sexual behaviors that include child molestation, rape, sexual harassment, and the production or distribution of pornographic material involving children as subjects. Criminal sexual behaviors are nonconsensual (i.e., the victim is unwilling or is unable to consent to sexual activity). Victims can be unable to consent if they are too young, or if they are considered incapacitated due to alcohol, drugs, or a preexisting mental condition. All the following behaviors are examples of sexual crimes: an individual exposing his genitals at a public location, an individual using threats to impose sexual contact on another adult, a 20-year-old male engaging in ...

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