This system generates the public website and is also the conduit to NCIC. This unit also assists in the translation of convictions for sex offenders who move to New Mexico from another state. Annually, the registry does a mass mailing to offenders as a reminder of their need to register. This is pursuant to state statute.
Additional Sex Offender Website Resources. Prompt, accurate responses to sex offender inquiries are critical to the Departments mission. In light of the coronavirus and its potential impact to the DPS services, plans and preparations are occurring to help ensure continued operations in case of drastically reduced workforce availability. Although delayed response times for certain types of inquiries may occur, many sex offender inquires will proceed in a fully automated fashion. The DPS will keep you abreast of specific impacts to our services.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Additional information and verification may be obtained from the Chief Law Enforcement Official Sheriff of the county where the sex offender resides. The web site is intended to supplement and complement the sex offender registries maintained by the various counties. The information on the web site refers only to persons who have been convicted of, found guilty of or plead guilty to committing or attempting to commit sexual offenses and may not reflect the entire criminal history of a particular individual.
The Texas Sex Offender Registration Program Chapter 62 of the Code of Criminal Procedure is a sex offender registration and public notification law designed to protect the public from sex offenders. This law requires adult and juvenile sex offenders to register with the local law enforcement authority of the city they reside in or, if the sex offender does not reside in a city, with the local law enforcement authority of the county they reside in. Registration involves the sex offender providing the local law enforcement authority with information that includes, but is not limited to, the sex offender's name and address, a color photograph, and the offense the offender was convicted of or adjudicated for. Registered sex offenders are required to periodically report to the local law enforcement authority to verify the accuracy of the registration information and to promptly report certain changes in the information as those changes occur.