Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification- Arkansas

Offenders required to register are anyone who have been found guilty of a sexually violent offense, a sex offense, or certain offenses where the victim was a minor. This includes those on probation or parole or anyone else serving any other form of community supervision. Juveniles are required to register in Arkansas when ordered by the court. Any person who was acquitted on the grounds of mental disease or defect. Out-of-state offenders who were required to register in their own state. Offenders who are registered in another state and work or attend school in Arkansas.

Information collected includes the offender’s full name and all aliases that the offender has used or under which the offender has been known; Date of birth; Identifying marks; Address of any temporary residence; Anticipated address of legal residence; Driver’s license number or state identification number, if available; SSN; Place of employment, education, or training; Photograph; Fingerprints; Date of arrest, arresting agency, offense for which convicted or acquitted, and arrest tracking number for each adjudication of guilt or acquittal on the grounds of mental disease or defect; A brief description of the crime or crimes for which registration is required; The registration status of the offender as a sexually violent predator, aggravated sex offender, or sex offender; A statement in writing signed by the offender acknowledging that the offender has been advised of the duty to register imposed by this subchapter; and any other information that the center deems necessary.

Contact Person:

Paula Stitz (501) 682-7441

Administrating Agency:

Arkansas Crime Information Center.

Timeframe for Registration:

Inform the Arkansas Crime Information Center in writing and report to the local law enforcement agency having jurisdiction: 1) any change in residence address no later than ten (10) days before moving to or returning to the state from another jurisdiction, 2) establishing residency at a new address or 3) within ten (10) days after release from incarceration or after the date of sentencing.

Penalties for Non-Compliance:

A person who fails to register, who fails to report changes of address or fails to comply with assessment as required, shall be guilty of a Class C felony. Class C felonies are punishable by up to 20 years imprisonment and up to a $10,000 fine.

Penalties for Non-Compliance:

A person who fails to register, who fails to report changes of address or fails to comply with assessment as required, shall be guilty of a Class C felony. Class C felonies are punishable by up to 20 years imprisonment and up to a $10,000 fine

Confidentiality Provision: No

http://www.acic.org/Registration/index.htm


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