As Michigan sex crime lawyers, we know how damaging it can be to be charged with any type of sex crime. Your reputation can be ruined, your future can be put in jeopardy, and you could lose your family or your career.
That’s why were dedicated to providing the best possible protection as Michigan sex crime lawyers, defending our clients against all forms of sex charges and alleged crimes.
We have a successful track record in helping our clients battle against criminal sexual conduct charges, internet sex charges, rape, molestation, child pornography, gross indecency, prostitution and solicitation of a minor, statutory rape, assault with intent to commit sexual penetration, teacher sex abuse, indecent exposure, stalking and more. Our team of Michigan sex crime lawyers also has a range of firsthand experience with sex crime appeals.
Michigan Sex Crime Statistics
In 2011, there were a total of 10,945 reported sex offenses in Michigan, including forcible rape, forcible sodomy, sexual assault, and statutory rape. This was the highest reported figure for any state reporting their statistics to the National Incident-Based Reporting System of the FBI and Department of Justice.
Michigan Incident Crime Reporting (MICR) of the Michigan State Police shows that in 2011, there were 3,290 reported victims of 1st degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC). This is down 6% from 2010, and 9.9% from 2009.
As of August 1, 2013, there were 40,859 active registered sex offenders in Michigans Sex Offender Registry database, including 11,977 who are currently incarcerated, and 37,495 who appear on the Public Sex Offender Registry.
Michigan has the 4th highest rate of sex offenders per 100,000 inhabitants, with 403. In 2009, FBI date from the Crime in the United States report shows 4,514 total occurrences of forcible rape, at a rate of 45.3 per 100,000 inhabitants.
You can also visit the official Michigan Legislature website for more specific information on the Sex Offenders Registration Act (SORA) and other relevant regulations and statutes, or visit the Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry directly.
Michigan Sex Crime Lawyers: Counties Served
If you are facing any variety of sex crime charges in Michigan, then you must take swift action to protect yourself. Call our experienced team of Michigan sex crime lawyers today at 1.866.766.5245 and well provide you with a free consultation to show you how we can help.