How Close Do Yakima County Sex Offenders Live Near You?
It's a new year and Dangerous and the number of sex offenders is still That's a well known fact. But where do they live? Do they live in your neighborhood? Over the last 5 years the number of sex offenders who live in Yakima has been consistently between 500 and 700.
Today a total of 910 offenders live in the county. 61 of the offenders are considered the most dangerous to reoffend and are labeled as Level Three Sex Offenders. Click the link below to see if any of the Level Three Offenders live near you.
THE OFFENDERS ARE MONITORED ON A WEEKLY BASIS
Authorities in the county are also monitoring 12 people who have been convicted of kidnapping. Authorities monitor the offenders when they are released from prison and each month authorities in Yakima arrest people for not registering with authorities. Police in cities in the valley monitor the offenders on a weekly basis as well as Deputies from the Yakima County Sheriff's Office.
AS YOU CAN IMAGINE NOT ALL OFFENDERS FOLLOW THE LAW
The offenders are required to register with the Yakima County Sheriff's Office when they are released from prison. They must provide an address or if they are homeless they're required to check in weekly with the sheriff's office.
Some don't follow the rules and fail to register and every month authorities arrest offenders for failing to register.
DO ANY OF THE DANGEROUS OFFENDERS LIVE NEAR YOU?
Authorities are urging parents to know where the offenders live to protect kids, especially the Level 3 offenders who they say are the most likely to reoffend. Officials with the Yakima County Sheriff's Office say information is available on the sheriff's office website HERE.
The Yakima County Sheriff's Office website allows you to find the approximate address of Level 3 offenders to see if any are living in your area.
While 61 are the most likely to reoffend authorities say those who are Level 1 and 2 offenders are also a concern.
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