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Sex Offenders Statistics

Taking a look at some statistics on sexual assault in Texas, and the sexual offenders registry.

Experts say only about 12 percent of sexual assaults are ever reported, and of those just around one percent result in a conviction. Currently there are more than 47 thousand names on the texas sexual offender registry.

Here locally, Amarillo has at least 34 convicted juvenile sex offenders serving time, some as young as age 10.

 

Sexual Assault & Registry

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*12% are Ever Reported

* Only 1% of those are convicted

*47,000 on Registry

*At least 34 Convicted Sex offenders in Our Area

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