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08/17/2012

SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO LAUNCH OPERATION S.O.R.E. 'SEX OFFENDER RESIDENCY ENFORCEMENT'

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Major Lafayette Woods, Jr.

Operation Commander/Public Information Officer

870.541.5351-OFFICE/870.329.5652-CELL

Email: lafayette.woods@jeffcoso.org

JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DEPUTIES AND INVESTIGATORS TO CONDUCT SPECIAL OPERATION DUBBED “OPERATION S.O.R.E.”-SEX OFFENDER RESIDENCY ENFORCEMENT: Jefferson County, Arkansas – August 17, 2012 – On Saturday, August 18, 2012, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Criminal Investigators will begin conducting a special operation, where they will be conducting compliance checks of registered sex offenders of all levels in Jefferson County, Arkansas.  The operation is dubbed “S.O.R.E.”-Sex Offender Residency Enforcement and is funded by the Department of Justice-U.S. Marshals Service-Little Rock District Office.

Based on information obtained from the risk assessment process, offenders are assigned the following levels: level 1: Low Risk; Level 2: Moderate Risk; Level 3: High Risk; Level 4: Sexually Violent Predator.  

Under Arkansas’ Sex Offender Registration Act of 1997 detailed in Arkansas Code Annotated §12-12-901 – 12-12-920, sex offenders are required to register in Arkansas.  A person who fails to register, who fails to report changes of address or fails to comply with assessment as required, shall be guilty of a Class C Felony.  The fine penalty for an individual cannot exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000) if the conviction is of a Class C or Class D felony.  For a Class C felony, the sentence shall be not less than three (3) years nor more than ten (10) years.

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