||OHLEG (OHio Law Enforcement Gateway) helpdesk at 1 (866) 406-4534
|Offenders Required to Register:
||Offenders convicted of sexually oriented or child-victim oriented offenses as defined in Ohio Revised Code §2950.01
||Fingerprints, photo, DNA and criminal history, vehicle registration information, residential, work, school, and volunteer addresses.
||State Bureau of Criminal Investigations, local Sheriff Offices.
|Timeframe for Registration:
||Within 3 or 5 days of entering any county (depending on classification); 3 or 5 days of changing address (depending on classification).
|Applies to Out of State Offenders:
|Duration of Requirement:
||Sexual offenders/Child-Victim offenders: annually for 10 years
Sexual predators/Child-Victim predators: every 90 days for life
Habitual offenders: annually for 20 years
Tier 1 Sex Offender/Child-Victim offenders: annually for 15 years
Tier 2 Sex Offender/Child-Victim offenders: every 180 days for 25 years
Tier 3 Sex Offender/Child-Victim offenders: every 90 days for 99 years
|Verification of Address:
|Penalties for Non-Compliance:
||If convicted of a misdemeanor, the charge for
failure to register is a misdemeanor. If convicted of a felony, the charge
for failure to register is a felony.
|Access to Information:
||Written notice of a 'Predator', 'Habitual Offender Subject to Notification', or a 'Tier 3 Sex Offender w/Notification' is provided to the following persons within the specified geographic notification area (defined in administrative rule as the entire school district in which an offender resides): local law enforcement, all occupants of residences within 1000' of the offender's place of residence; the executive director of the public children services agency; the superintendent of each board of education of a school district; the appointing or hiring officer of each nonpublic school; the director, head teacher, or elementary principal of each preschool program; the administrator of each child day care center; and, the president or other chief administrative officer of each institution of higher education.
||19,152 active offenders as of 6/14/2012