All fifty states require individuals convicted of certain sex crimes to register.Those convicted of more violent crimes are typically required to remain registered for a longer period and to update their address more frequently.It’s natural to want to take steps to keep your kids and family safe.One of the ways to be proactive about safety is by staying informed of who is living and working in your neighborhood.The risk level determines how much information can be provided to the community.
In the event that an unregistered sex offender is convicted of a new violent federal crime, up to 30 years can be added to the sentence.
sexual predator, sexually violent offender, or predicate sex offender) in which case they must register for life.
Level 2 offenders (moderate risk) and Level 3 offenders (high risk) must register for life.
A list of registerable sex offenses can be found here.
Furthermore, offenders who establish residence in New York State but were convicted in other jurisdictions (e.g.