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Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification- Minnesota

Registration: Applies to sex offenders who are released, sentenced, or adjudicated delinquent on or after August 1, 1991.

Community Notification: Applies to offenders released from confinement after January 1, 1997.

Information collected includes residence address, (primary, secondary or owned) work address, motor vehicle used or owned, schools attending, Fingerprints, photo, DNA sample (required by another statute), other identifying information.

Contact Person:

Bill Donnay- Department of Corrections, Risk Assessment / Community Notification Director (651) 361-7360.

Administrating Agency:

Registration: Minnesota Department of Public Safety; Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA). 651-793-7070

Community Notification: Minnesota Department of Corrections.

Timeframe for Registration:

Registration: Upon conviction; immediately upon release from a secure state corrections facility or state hospital facility; prior to entering state if accepted while on supervised release/probation with same or similar crime; 5 days prior to changing address; out of state offenders no longer under supervision have 5 days after moving into state.

Community Notification: Upon release from state correctional facility or state treatment facility. Prior to entering state if accepted under interstate compact for supervised release/parole. For those who are not under supervision law enforcement may request a risk level to be assigned by DOC. Those under probation supervision are not subject to community notification.

Penalties for Non-Compliance:

The first offense is a felony with a minimum year and a day in prison. Second offense is minimum 2 years in prison.

Confidentiality Provision:

Limited confidentiality requirements.

http://www.doc.state.mn.us/level3/level3.asp (level 3 offenders)
St Paul: http://www.stpaul.gov/police/sexoff.html

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