Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification- South Carolina


Offender required to register are adults and juveniles convicted of certain sex and other offenses.

Information collected includes name, photo, address and statement of crime.

Contact:

Captain Andrew Jordan, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (803) 737-9000.

Administrating Agency:

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, Department of Corrections, Department of Probation and Parole; Department of Juvenile Justice, 46 county sheriffs, Department of Motor Vehicles and Federal agencies.

Timeframe for Registration:

Within 1 business day of release; 1 business day of sentencing; 10 days of entering state; 10 days of changing address; 10 days of moving out of the state; 10 days for juveniles not confined to a juvenile justice authority.

Penalties for Non-Compliance:

First offense: misdemeanor, with mandatory 90 days sentence. Second offense: misdemeanor, with mandatory 1-year sentence. Third offense: felony, with 1-5 year sentence, 3 years mandatory without probation or suspension.

http://services.sled.sc.gov/sor/