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Sex offender registry now searchable by address

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MADISON (AP) -- The state Department of Corrections says Wisconsin's sex offender registry website is now searchable by address.

The Wisconsin State Journal reports people can now enter a specific address and search for registered offenders who live within a three-mile radius. People have been able to search the registry only by name or zip code since 2001.

The revamped website also includes a community notification system, which allows people to get email alerts when a registered sex offender provides a home address that's near an address of interest. 


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