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Residents of Illinois can view a list of offenders who are registered with a Website because of a sex crime they have committed. The registered sex offenders list is kept on a nationwide database, as well as a state maintained Website. These sites are typically updated several times a month.
Persons who have been found guilty of certain sex offenses and/or crimes against children must register with their local law enforcement agency. The information provided on these lists typically includes the following:
* Name of offender
* Address of offender
* Nature of the offense
* Photo of the offender
Keep in mind that these records may not reflect a registered sex offender's entire criminal record.