Any person who uses the information contained herein to threaten, intimidate, or harass the registrant or their family, or who otherwise misuses this information, may be subject to criminal prosecution or civil liability. Pennsylvania's General Assembly has determined public safety will be enhanced by making information about registered sexual offenders available to the public through the internet. Knowledge whether a person is a registered sexual offender could be a significant factor in protecting yourself, your family members, or persons in your care from recidivist acts by registered sexual offenders.
Pennsylvania State Police have started the process for removing as many as 5, ex-offenders from the Megan's Law registry under a state supreme court mandate and a new law. Shaquana Green appeared at a Pennsylvania State Police barracks last month to update her information as a registered sex offender. As of this month, though, the name of the year-old Northampton County resident no longer appears on the registry, under a state Supreme Court ruling and a new exemption for parents who had been charged with interfering with custody of children, but no sex crime.
Shaquana Green appeared at a Pennsylvania State Police barracks last month to update her information as a registered sex offender. As of this month, though, the name of the year-old Northampton County resident no longer appears on the registry, under a state Supreme Court ruling and a new exemption for parents who had been charged with interfering with custody of children, but no sex crime. In response, state lawmakers passed House Billa stop-gap measure to keep up to 12, individuals on the registry, but that included an exemption for legal guardians charged with interference with custody of children.
Constitutionality of sex offender registries in the United States. Sex offender registries in the United States exist at both the federal and state levels. Registries contain information about persons convicted of sexual offenses for law enforcement and public notification purposes.
Please leave this field empty. Although it is humiliating and depressing to have to register as a sex offender, if you have been ordered to register and do not comply with your requirements, you could be sent back to prison. Even if you are no longer under the jurisdiction of the court that issued the order for you to register, you still have to comply.
Updated: November 8, am. A little more than are listed as living or employed in Cumberland County. Their offenses are generally seen as some of the most repugnant to society and range from possession of child pornography to rape of child.
Pennsylvania has the fifth least sex offenders per capita, according to a new analysis of data obtained by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The report, released this month by the security research site ASecureLife, says the Keystone State has sex offenders perresidents, tied with Massachusetts and just ahead of Oklahoma. Oregon had by far the most registered sex offenders per capita at perresidents, followed by Arkansas and Delaware.
The Pennsylvania State Police has released the latest edition of the annual report, which provides statistics and information concerning the registration of sexual offenders in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Click here to view the report. Act 10 of was signed into law on February 21,
AP -- Changes are coming to Pennsylvania's sex offender registry as a result of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision issued this weekbut experts say it's unclear exactly how they will play out. The justices said changes to the registry that expanded and toughened reporting rules under the state's Megan's Law can't be applied retroactively, ruling in favor of Jose Muniz, convicted in Cumberland County of two counts of indecent assault of a year-old girl. Under the state's Megan's Law, offenders had to register and report for either 10 years or life, but the enactment of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act changed that to 15 years, 25 years or life, causing many offenders who had been in the midst of a year reporting period to have to remain registered for life.