Michigan Sex Offender Registry—Get Instant Warnings About the Changes That Affect You
One in ten children becomes a victim of sexual abuse before they reach their 18th birthday. Don’t let your kids become a part of the statistics. Take action to protect all members of your family.
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Michigan State Police Sex Offender Registry offers several ways of searching the database. You can search:
- In your area—Based on your home or work address and within the desired radius
- By offenders’ names—Using any name, part of the name, or alias
- In your city—Beware that the results may be a bit off because of the scale of the search
- For non-compliant offenders—The offenders who aren’t regularly reporting to the police
The Michigan Sex Offender Registry doesn’t have a map search option.
To stay up to date, you’ll need to visit the State of Michigan Sex Offender Registry on the regular. The other option is signing up for MSP Sex Offender Registry email alerts.
Both of these methods have flaws:
- Manual search is tiring and time-consuming. No matter how careful and caring you are, you won’t be able to keep it going. In the meantime, there may be significant updates regarding the area of your interest
- Email notifications are a more convenient option, but they have flaws as well. You may miss important news because the State Registry emails often go to the spam folder
Michigan Sex Offender Registry Laws
- Full name (together with known aliases)
- Date of birth
- Physical characteristics (scars, marks, and tattoos included)
- Vehicle information
- Registration number
- Registration details (registration time frame and the last verification date)
- Offense information
State laws about sex offender registries may allow for certain offenders to stay unregistered. Michigan’s sex offender list, for example, will leave out those who were adjudicated when they were younger than 17. It even applies to Tier 3 juvenile offenders.
Other cases in which an offender may not appear on the list are:
- They are dead
- Their current place of residence is outside of Michigan
- It is not required to register for the offense for which they were convicted
- The conviction took place before the Act was in effect (October 1, 1995), and after this date, the person wasn’t in the criminal justice system for the given offense
- A judge ordered that the offender be removed from the PSOR
- The required registration period for the crime in question has passed
Sex offenders residing in Michigan have three business days to report the following transitions to the police:
- Change of residence and temporary living addresses (if the temporary arrangement is longer than seven days)
- New or terminated employment
- Attending new education institutions
- Legal name changes
- Changes in vehicle ownership or usage
- The internet address alterations
- An intent to move to another state
Note that all offenders, except those who are homeless, must possess a valid ID or driver’s license for easier identification.
Besides these obligations, the offenders are committed by law to respect certain prohibitions. These restrictions are primarily focused on their place of residence. They are allowed to move and travel as often as they wish, as long as they keep the authorities informed and avoid the prohibited areas.
To be on the safe side, you’ll need an effective method of getting regular updates about offenders’ movements.
There’s no denying that the sex crime statistics are frightening. To keep your children safe, you must always be on the lookout.
State sex offender registries are great, but they aren’t as efficient as they need to be. One lost mail from Michigan Sex Offender Registry can make a huge difference in your child’s safety.
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Setting up your alerts is easy. Here’s how o do it:
- Find Sex Offender Search through your DoNotPay account
- Choose whether you're looking for a specific offender or you want to see all of the registered ones near you
- Enter the proximity you want to check
- Sign up for the weekly check option
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