Use of this information to threaten, intimidate, or harass any registrant or any other person may result in criminal prosecution. The Justice Department estimates 60 percent of perpetrators are known to the child but are not family members — people such as family friends, babysitters, child care providers and others.
Message from the Chief. Most large cities and towns consider the listing on the sex offender registry as notification.
Registrants who are contacted should hang up and report the incident to local law enforcement. Some addresses or other data might no longer be current. Crime: Intentionally or knowingly possess sexually explicit material which depicts another person engaging in sexually explicit conduct, and the other person has not in fact attained 12 years of age or the person knows or has reason to know that the other person has not attained 12 years of age.
Should you believe that the information contained in the Registry is not accurate please contact the Registry via e-mail or contact the Registry office at between the hours of 8 am and pm, Monday through Friday.
Crime: Intentionally subject another person to any sexual contact and the other person, not the actor's spouse, is in fact less than 12 years of age and the actor is at least 3 years older and the sexual contact includes penetration. Crime: Engage in a sexual act with another person, not the actor's spouse, who is either 14 or 15 years of age and the actor is at least 5 years older than the other person.
By Aprilwhen a troubled young Canadian named Stephen Marshall used the registry to find and murder Joseph Gray, 57, and William Elliott, 24, in their Maine homes, the two men were among 2, people listed. The information provided on this web site is intended to be used for public safety and community awareness purposes only.
Rape Aggression Defense Training. Despite all the changes to the registry, the additional laws and increased enforcement, many observers say evidence the sex offender registry significantly improves public safety is lacking. There are many individuals with similar names and dates of birth.
Not in Across Maine? Department of Justice estimates only about 10 percent of perpetrators of child sexual abuse are strangers to the child.
In an emergency, call Hire a Detail Officer. In , the law required those convicted of gross sexual assault against victims under 16 to register for 15 years.