Individuals convicted of sex crimes are subject to the penalties of both state and federal law. According to federal statutes and Nebraska laws, criminal convictions that could land you on the sex offender list include:. All of the crimes previously listed will require you to register as a sex offender, regardless if it is a felony or a misdemeanor. You may also be required to register as a sex offender if your criminal episode involves assault to any degree, manslaughter, murder, or stalking.
Sarpy County Sheriff's Office - Sex Offender Information
Nebraska State Statute declares that sex offenders present a high risk to commit repeat offenses and that efforts of law enforcement agencies to protect their communities, conduct investigations, and quickly apprehend sex offenders are impaired by the lack of available information about individuals who have pleaded guilty to or have been found guilty of sex offenses and who live in their jurisdiction. Because of that, the legislature determined that state policy should assist efforts of local law enforcement agencies to protect their communities by requiring sex offenders to register with local law enforcement agencies as provided by the Sex Offender Registration Act. This information is to be used to provide public notice and information about a registrant so a community can develop constructive plans to prepare themselves and their family. Sex Offenders have "always" been in our communities. The notification process will remove their ability to act secretly. Sex offender registry information shall not be used to retaliate against the registrants, their families, or their employers in any way. Vandalism, verbal or written threats of harm are illegal and will result in arrest and prosecution.
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