The New York State Sex Offender Registry helps protect our families and communities by requiring sex offenders to register, and providing this information to law enforcement and the public. Search the subdirectory of Level 3 Sex Offenders. This site includes only the offenders that are managed by the Erie County Sheriff's Office. In addition, the Website provides visitors with information about sexual abuse and how to protect themselves and loved ones from potential victimization. The New York State Sex Offender Registration Act requires the establishment of a telephone number which employers, parents, children's groups and the general public can call to determine whether an individual is a convicted sex offender who is required to register. Inquiries about individuals on the Registry can be made through the number as described above.
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Constitutionality of sex offender registries in the United States. Megan's Law is the name for a federal law , and informal name for subsequent state laws, in the United States requiring law enforcement authorities to make information available to the public regarding registered sex offenders. Laws were created in response to the murder of Megan Kanka. Federal Megan's Law was enacted as a subsection of the Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Act of , which merely required sex offenders to register with local law enforcement. Thus, federal Megan's Law refers to community notification making registry information public , whereas state level "Megan's Law" may refer to both sex offender registration and community notification. Individual states decide what information will be made available and how it should be disseminated. For example, they disseminate the information via social media platforms such as Facebook.
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Staten Islanders can access photographs and detailed information about registered sex offenders on a New York State agency website. Color photographs and detailed personal and criminal-justice information about the most serious of the three classes of these sex offenders -- Level 2 moderate risk and Level 3 high risk -- are available to the public on the DCJS Sex Offender Registry by typing in a New York State county, a ZIP code or the offender's last name. For each of Staten Island's offenders classified as Level 2 or 3, the following information is provided:. One individual listed in the public registry as a Level 3 offender, for example, is a year-old man, categorized as "sexually violent," who lives in an apartment on Father Capodanno Boulevard in Midland Beach. He was convicted in for "sexual abuse first degree sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion" with a female victim, age 13, who was not a stranger, and sentenced to five years in state prison.
Sex offenders must fill out a registration form and submit it to their local police department. The form requests personal information of the sex offender, including home address and place of employment. The accuracy of the information on the form is confirmed. The offenses requiring registration include aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual contact, criminal sexual contact if the victim is minor, endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in sexual conduct which would impair or debauch the morals of the child, endangering the welfare of a child through acts involving pornography featuring a child, promoting prostitution of a child, luring or enticing, kidnapping, criminal restraint, and false imprisonment if the victim is a minor and the offender is not a parent of the victim.