Violent sexual predator

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SVP or Sexually violent predator is a person who has been convicted of or charged with a sexually violent offense. An SVP must be diagnosed with a mental abnormality or personality disorder that makes the person a danger to the health and safety of others if not confined in a secure facility. A A prior or current conviction that resulted in a determinate prison sentence for an offense described in subdivision b. B A conviction for an offense described in subdivision b that was committed prior to July 1, , and that resulted in an indeterminate prison sentence. C A prior conviction in another jurisdiction for an offense that includes all of the elements of an offense described in subdivision b. D A conviction for an offense under a predecessor statute that includes all of the elements of an offense described in subdivision b.

What is a sexually violent predator?

Sexually violent predator laws - Wikipedia

Washington has some of the strongest sex offender registration and notification laws in the nation and was the first state to implement involuntary civil commitment for the most dangerous sexual predators. Every year about 1, sex offenders return to the community upon completion of their criminal sentences. Before their release, Level 3 offenders undergo a review to determine whether or not they should be referred for possible civil commitment to the McNeil Island Special Commitment Center SCC as a sexually violent predator. Washington law defines an SVP as any person:. If a judge finds offenders meet this criteria, they are held indefinitely at the SCC until their mental condition improves such that they may be released into society. The expertise of the unit permits it to handle all aspects of sex predator cases, including pre-filing investigations, pre-trial motion practice, trial, post-commitment proceedings and appeals. In Fiscal Year , the unit tried eight cases resulting in seven new sexually violent predators being committed.

Sexually violent predator laws

This website uses cookies to give you the best experience when you visit our website. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies. In addition, the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of authorized the federal government to institute a civil commitment program for federal sex offenders 42 USC
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