Sex Offender Community Notification
Minnesota Predatory Offender Registration Offender Search Frequently Asked? Contact About the POR Resources Home. Frequently Asked Questions What types of offenses require registration in Minnesota? How long are offenders required to register? What causes a registrant to be non-compliant? What are the consequences for offenders sexual predator registry mn fail to register? How can a non-compliant registrant return to compliance? Why doesn't every offender on this web site have a probation officer listed?
Why aren't all non-compliant registrants listed on sexual predator registry mn web site? What sexual predator registry mn a risk level? Why doesn't every registrant have a risk level? How can I find out more information about a registrant's offense? Are registrants allowed to have contact with children? Can registrants live near a school or daycare center? Do the non-compliant registrants listed on this website have warrants for their arrest?
What should I do if I have sexual predator registry mn regarding the whereabouts of a non-compliant registrant? What should I do if I know a non-compliant registrant who does not appear on this web site? What about all the other sex offender websites out there? What types of offenses require registration in Minnesota? The following require registration: All registrants are required to register for a minimum period of 10 years or the duration of probation, whichever is longer.
Some registrants are required to register for life. Convictions for Failure to Register violations result sexual predator registry mn 5 additional years of registration. Failure to report changes in primary address, secondary addresses, employment, school or vehicles that are owned or operated. Failure to return Verification Forms. Registrants from other states who enter Minnesota to live, work, or attend school and fail to register with the law enforcement agency with jurisdiction where they are living, working or attending school.
Registrants from other states who visit Minnesota for longer than 14 days and fail to register with the law enforcement agency with jurisdiction where they will be staying. Each conviction for Failure to Register results in an additional 5 years being added to the subject's registration period. First time convictions are subject to a prison sentence of 1 year and 1 day. Subsequent convictions for Failure to Register may result in a minimum two year prison sentence.
Any period of incarceration will result in the 10 year registration period starting over upon release from incarceration. If still living in Minnesota, the registrant should report to their local sexual predator registry mn enforcement agency and complete the 3-page Change of Information Form. Registrants are encouraged to keep a copy of all forms completed during their registration period.
If no longer, living in Minnesota, the registrant should contact the BCA POR Unit at for instructions on returning to compliance. Registration sexual predator registry mn are frequently longer than the probation period. For example a registrant who is sentenced to 5 years probation, has a 10 year minimum period of registration.
This means that during the last 5 years of registration, the registration will not be supervised by a corrections agent. Additionally, lifetime registrants will register for a significant period of time when they will not be supervised by a corrections agent. Registrants who have been non-compliant for less than 30 days can not be displayed.
Risk levels are assigned by the Minnesota Department of Corrections DOC not the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension BCA. Risk Levels are assigned to registrants who are released from prison on or after January 1, Risk level one indicates the least likelihood to re-offend. Risk level two indicates a moderate likelihood to re-offend. Risk level three indicates high likelihood to re-offend.
Information about Level 3 offenders is available on the DOC web site. Juvenile registrants do not receive risk levels Registrants sentenced to probation do not receive risk levels Registrant s who were released from a Minnesota prison prior to January 1,did not receive risk levels. Prior to July 1,risk levels not be assigned to registrants from other states unless they were released to Minnesota directly from a prison in another state.
Note, the county may charge a fee for these documents. There are no provisions in M. While there is not a State law regarding residency restrictions for registered offenders, some cities have sexual predator registry mn local ordinances. Citizens with questions regarding their local ordinances should contact their local City Hall or Police Department.
Some do, but not all. Minnesota law sexual predator registry mn officials sexual predator registry mn not have the authority or jurisdiction to obtain warrants for offenders who registered an address in another state and became non-compliant after moving to the other state. Each local law enforcement agency handles the monitoring and tracking of the registrants in their community differently. When an agency discovers that an offender is no longer living, working or attending school at the registered address, they will frequently contact the POR Unit to request a Prosecution Packet certified copies of the documents in the POR files.
Local law enforcement agencies are encouraged to seek warrants for non-compliant registrants; however, sometimes there are investigative or prosecutorial reasons why a county attorney may decline to seek an arrest warrant.