The Rochester Police Department RPD is committed to providing the community access to legally obtainable information regarding sex offenders residing in the City of Rochester. Sex offenders have designated levels assigned to them by a Board of Examiners. The designated levels are based on the risk of committing another sex crime and potential harm to the community. Sex offender designation is determined either at the time of sentencing probation cases or upon release from jail.
The purpose of the site is to provide an overview of the sex offender registration law and how the public can obtain information about sex offenders. Pataki in July and became effective on January 21, Effective March 15, , you can now register to receive alerts — via e-mail, text message, fax or telephone — whenever a Level 2 or Level 3 sex offender listed on the public subdirectory moves to, or from, a community of interest to you or your family. Registered sex offenders in New York are classified by the risk of reoffense. A court determines whether an offender is a level 1 low risk , 2 moderate risk or 3 high risk.
The New York State Sex Offender Registry helps protect our families and communities by requiring sex offenders to register, and providing this information to law enforcement and the public. Search the subdirectory of Level 3 Sex Offenders. This site includes only the offenders that are managed by the Erie County Sheriff's Office. In addition, the Website provides visitors with information about sexual abuse and how to protect themselves and loved ones from potential victimization. The New York State Sex Offender Registration Act requires the establishment of a telephone number which employers, parents, children's groups and the general public can call to determine whether an individual is a convicted sex offender who is required to register.
Registered sex offenders are assigned a risk level by judge after a court hearing: Level 1 low risk of re-offense ; Level 2 medium risk of re-offense , and Level 3 high risk of re-offense. By law, only Level 2 and Level 3 sex offenders are included in this online directory. Get information about Level 1 offenders and offenders whose risk levels have not yet been determined by a judge by:.