TN: More Sex Offender Compliance Checks Under Way

May 27, 2010

clevelandbanner.com(TN): Sex Offender Compliance Checks Under Way.

See previous posts for important information about this topic.

The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Marshal’s Service is in the process of contacting sex offenders to verify the information they provided for the state’s sex offender registry is accurate and up-to-date.

Five teams of two people each consisting of personnel from the BCSO and U.S. Marshal’s Service started Tuesday verifying offenders live at the address where they are registered and are abiding by any applicable restrictions regarding minor children living in the same home.

The Tennessee Sex Offender Act requires offenders report changes in residence, employment, or enrollment in an educational facility within 48 hours. Offenders on registries in other states are required to register in Tennessee within 48 hours after they establish residence.

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