SEX OFFENDER INFORMATION FOR ELKO COUNTY
Under the provisions of state law and as further defined by the State Attorney General, this information is provided for general public safety. A person is authorized to use this information only to protect him/herself or a child who may be at risk. The release of this information to the public is meant to assure public protection, not to punish the offender. It is illegal to use information obtained through this web site to commit a crime against a registered sex offender or to engage in discrimination or harassment against a registered sex offender. Anyone who uses this information to commit a criminal act against another person is subject to criminal prosecution and/or civil action.
National Sex Offender Public Website:www.nsopw.gov (search for offenders)
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Based upon NRS 179B.250, only certain information can be provided for public access. Only information regarding Tier Level 2 and Tier Level 3 offenders is posted on this site.
Pursuant to the State of Nevada Community Notification Risk Assessment and Rating Manual prepared by the Community Notification Advisory Council, the purpose of a risk assessment scale is to provide a standard for notification to the public so as to address the public safety concerns of the community regarding the location of convicted sex offenders who pose a risk of committing further offenses.
The Criminal History Repository conducts the risk assessments. These assessments are based upon a lengthy formula, which considers the seriousness of the offense, the number of instances, the factors of violence, etc. The following notifications are assessed to the appropriate tier categories:
Tier 0 (No assessment required)
Convicted sex offenders who are required to register; however, they are convicted of a misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or an offense as described in NRS 179D.210 and are not subject to community notification. These offenders are not subject to a risk assessment and therefore the identities of these offenders will not be posted to this Website because their offense is not listed under NRS 179D.620.
Tier 1 (Low risk)
Convicted sex offenders who are assessed as posing a possible threat to public safety. Notification shall be provided only to persons authorized to receive criminal history record information. Typically, this includes law enforcement, prosecutors and courts.
Assessment information is not intended for the general public therefore the identities of these offenders will not be posted to this Website.
Tier 2 (Moderate risk)
Convicted sex offenders who are assessed as posing a probable threat to public safety requires notification to law enforcement and organizations in the community, including schools, religious and youth organizations, as well as prosecutors and courts.
Tier 3 (High risk)
Convicted sex offenders who are assessed as posing a substantial threat to public safety requires notification to law enforcement, organizations in the community, including schools, religious and youth organizations, prosecutors, courts and general community notification.
WHAT IS POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE:
Nevada Revised Statute 179B.250 requires notification to law enforcement and organizations in the community, including schools, religious and youth organizations, as well as prosecutors and courts. Nevada state law permits the Nevada Sex Offender Registry to release certain information about all Tier Level 2 and Tier Level 3 offenders. The information shared with the general public, if available, includes the following:
There are three status categories of convicted sex offenders:
Active status: Means a convicted sex offender who is present in Nevada communities, has registered with local law enforcement and has complied with NRS 179D.230 through NRS 179D.290 and NRS 179D.450 through NRS 179D.490.
Inactive status: The convicted sex offender who has:
Non-compliant status: Convicted sex offenders who fail to initially register, fail to comply with verification or fail to update personal information; i.e., residential address, employment information, school information, pursuant to NRS 179D.230 through NRS 179D.290 and NRS 179D.450 through NRS 179D.490
If you have additional information on a non-compliant sex offender, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 775.738.3421.