Finding Registered Sex Offenders

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How do I find registered sex offenders?

Finding Registered Sex Offenders

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.

   

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