Sex crime penalties are commonly more severe than any other crime except murder.

Possession of Child Pornography (Sexual Exploitation of Children) A.R.S. § 13-3553

Class 2 Felony

  • Prison: Minimum 10 years; Presumptive 17 years; Aggravated Maximum 24 years

Sexual Conduct with a Minor A.R.S. § 13-1405

Class 2 Felony

Age 12 or younger:

  • Life in Prison (must serve at least 35 years)

Age 12, 13, or 14:

  • Prison: Minimum 13 years; Presumptive 20 years; Aggravated Maximum 27 years

 

Class 6 Felony

Under 18 or age 15+

  • Prison: Minimum 0.33 year; Presumptive 1 year; Aggravated Maximum 2 years

Molestation of a Child A.R.S. § 13-1410

Class 2 Felony

  • Mandatory Prison: Minimum 10 years;  Presumptive 17 years;  Aggravated Maximum 24 years

 

Sexual Assault or Rape A.R.S. § 13-1406

Class 2 Felony

  • Prison: Minimum 5 years;  Presumptive 7 years;  Aggravated Maximum 14 years