Click here for a list of offenders The Wayne County Sheriff's Office makes every effort to update sex offender information on a daily basis.
However, offenders may have moved and failed to notify the Wayne County Sheriff's Office as required by law. Therefore, due to the fact that this information is continually changing, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office makes no expressed or implied guarantee concerning the accuracy of this information. Changes may be made at any time and without notice.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office assumes no liability for damages, directly or indirectly, as a result of errors, omissions or possible discrepancies.
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This legal addition to existing law required all states to pass a sex offender registration and notification law. To date, all 50 states have a sex offender registration law. Ohio's law requires that all sex offenders, including those already incarcerated, be classified by their sentencing judges into one of the below classifications, each of which dictates the registration and notification requirements to which the offender is subject.
From January , all convicted sex offenders have been, and continue to be, subject to the registration requirements of the law. This law was revised on July 31, , with the passage of Senate Bill 5, which developed new classifications of offenders and strengthened the current SORN Laws in Ohio. Any person convicted of certain sex offense violations of the Ohio Revised Code or similar laws of another state may be determined by the court to be required to register as a sex offender.
The latest revision, Senate Bill 10, went into effect January 1, The major change in the law required the Ohio Attorney General reclassifying every current offender under the Tier system and also changed the reporting requirements for each offender.
Classifications under the Tier system are based solely on the specific crime the offender was convicted of. Sex offenders are classified as: All registered sex offenders must report at the scheduled intervals based on their classifications. In addition, they must report any change in address within three days to the Sheriff of the county in which they reside.
All registered sex offenders must report to the county Sheriff immediately upon entering the county to attend school. All registered sex offenders must register with the county Sheriff where the offender has been employed in the county for more than 14 days or for a total of 30 days or more in a calendar year, regardless of where the offender lives. All registered sex offenders must report to the county Sheriff all vehicles registered to them. All registered sex offenders must report to the county Sheriff any internet or email addresses to which they have access.
All registered sex offenders must report to the county Sheriff any location where they serve as a volunteer. Due to the recent law changes, several legal challenges have been filed questioning the requirements and constitutionality of the new law.
All Sex Offenders were previously classified in the following classifications prior to the new law taking effect: For specific information on sex offender registration, refer to the Ohio Revised Code, section