Guam gets $300K grant for sex offender registry management
By Jasmine Stole
Pacific Daily News
November 20, 2017
|Guam Sex Offender Registry website.|
The federal government awarded a $301,529 grant to the Guam Judicial Branch to improve the island’s sex offender registration system, according to a news release from Guam Del. Madeleine Z. Bordallo.
The funds will help the judiciary enhance sex offender registration and notification programs as part of an effort to protect the community from sex offenders with the use of the offender registry, the release stated.
Notification Act and will make Guam a safer place for our families to live,” Bordallo said.
The courts also will use the funds to implement guidelines for sex offender treatment, digitizing records and expanding the database.
Bordallo in the release said the grant provides critical federal assistant to Guam to monitor sex offenders.