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Kansas Commission Wants to Trim the State’s Criminal Registry

Experts on criminal databases say Kansas has expanded its registries well beyond what most states do.

States created registries in the 1990s to track the whereabouts of violent offenders released from prison. But some are now saying that the online database in Kansas has grown too big. Kansas News Service editor Jim McLean recently caught up with reporter Celia Llopis-Jepsen to get the latest on efforts to scale it back.


That’s Kansas News Service reporter Celia Llopis-Jepsen, briefing editor Jim McLean on efforts to streamline the state’s online criminal registry.
 
Find more about the Kansas criminal registry database here.

 

Reporter Celia Llopis-Jepsen discusses efforts to shrink the Kansas criminal registry database with editor Jim McLean

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