Some counties maintain a public web site which lists high risk, predatory offenders currently under supervision by Community Corrections. Contact your local Community Corrections office for additional information. Classifications will be performed by the Department of Corrections.
How can I get a list of sex offenders in my neighborhood? Predatory offender information may be obtained through the public web site. Offenders currently under parole, post-prison supervision, probation or under the jurisdiction of a juvenile court fall under the authority of their supervising agency.
Information on these offenders through the registry is limited by law. Questions regarding conditions, restrictions and address information should be directed to the supervising agency. Can I get the address of adult sex offenders on supervision from the county corrections agency? This varies from county to county. Generally they will provide you the address of those offenders determined predatory. If the sex offender has not been determined predatory, they may not release address information but can provide you with information about their crime of conviction and conditions of supervision.
Oregon law defines it as an individual who exhibits characteristics showing a tendency to victimize or injure others and who has been convicted of certain sex crimes. Offenders are assessed on an individual basis to determine whether they will be designated predatory.
What are the sex offender classifications? The Department of Corrections uses a sex offender risk assessment to classify sex offenders according to the following levels: This assessment is based, in part, on previous history and the facts surrounding the sex offense conviction and will continue to be used under the classification system. Are all sex offenders required to register? The list of sex offenses required to register can be found in ORS The first registration laws went into effect in Oregon in Since that time, additional crimes have been added to the list.
There are a number of people living in Oregon whose sex offense convictions predate the registration requirements. Others have convictions which allow for relief from registration 10 years after their supervision ends. How long are sex offenders required to register? Level 2 and Level 1 offenders can apply for relief from the registration obligation 10 years after their supervision end date if they meet very stringent criteria.
Failure to make an initial report is a Class C Felony. Failure to provide complete and accurate reporting information is a Class A Misdemeanor. Additional Information may be obtained from: The descriptions for sexual offenses in Oregon can be found in ORS Where can I find information about sex offender residence requirements? Residence requirements are conditions placed on sex offenders currently under supervision by the Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision for parolees and Community Corrections for probationers.
These requirements can be found in ORS For sex offenders off of supervision, no residential requirements apply under current Oregon state law but may apply under local law. Can registered sex offenders have contact with or be around children? Offenders under supervision may have restrictions on whether they can be around minors. If you believe an offender under supervision has been contacting minors, please contact your local Community Corrections office. Offenders who have been determined predatory and are posted to the Oregon Predatory Sex Offender website cannot be around minors if: What should I do if I see a known sex offender talking with children in the neighborhood?
Contact your local law enforcement agency. Report as much detail as possible. Confidentiality will be respected if requested. How do victims of sex offenses get information on their convicted sex offenders? The Oregon State Police have a toll-free telephone number, , to provide victims with updates on the prison status, release information, parole status and any information concerning the registered sex offender who committed the crime against the victim that is authorized for release under ORS The telephone line is operational on regular business days, 8 a.
Community Notification What is community notification? This can be made in a variety of ways depending on the offender and the circumstances. Other examples of notification include: Is community notification made on all sex offenders?
Notification may be made for sex offenders off of supervision by local law enforcement. For persons on supervision, notification may be made by their supervising agency. The following information describes what is required of those persons convicted in another United States court, outside of Oregon, of a crime: When a person described above moves into this state and is not otherwise required by ORS Within 10 days of a change of residence; 2.
Within 10 days of the first day the person works at, carries on a vocation at or attends an institution of higher education; and 4. Within 10 days of a change in work, vocation or attendance status at an institution of higher education.
A person described above when not otherwise required to register as a sex offender under ORS The first day of school attendance or the 14th day of employment in this state; and 2.
A change in school enrollment or employment. We urge you to consult with your own legal advisor before taking any action based on information appearing on this site or any site to which it may be linked.