If an individual was convicted of certain sex crimes, then that person's name will need to be listed on the sex offender registry. While getting one's name taken off the Tennessee sex offender registry can be quite a challenging and lengthy process, it is nevertheless possible under certain very specific conditions.
Tennessee residents may be aware that police had been closely watching the deluge of visitors who came to the City of Nashville to attend the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association recently. Over 70,000 members were expected to attend the meeting. According to reports, such large events allegedly attract sex traffickers and thus may become a setting where individuals may be charged with sex crimes.
Crimes such as rape are stigmatized in Memphis. These crimes can cause the public to automatically assume a person is guilty even if he hasn't been convicted. A person who is accused of such a crime can face a hard court battle because of an aggressive prosecution.
Memphis residents may find it interesting to learn that the city of Memphis has thousands of rape kits that have not yet been tested. A recent lawsuit against the city of Memphis alleges that there are more than 12,000 kits which have not undergone testing.
Criminal accusations such as rape are very serious for those who are charged. Emotions are high and allegations can be damaging to suspects.