DOJ Give Tribes Access To FBI Sex Offender Registry

Law360 (July 12, 2019, 8:49 PM EDT) -- Native American tribes now have direct access to the FBI's National Sex Offender Registry under a U.S. Department of Justice program that the DOJ said provides a no-cost tool to help tribal governments and law enforcement officers combat high rates of sexual violence.

The department's Office of the Chief Information Officer developed the connection that links its Tribe and Territory Sex Offender Registry System to the FBI registry. The connection is available to participants in the DOJ's Tribal Access Program for National Crime Information, who can now add new data to the FBI registry or find updated sex offender information there, according to...

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