Sex Offenders and Predator Monitoring
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When a sexual offender or sexual predator is released from incarceration, moves into Collier County or changes their address, either permanently or temporarily (five days consecutively or five days aggregately in a year), there are several activities that take place.
First, the offender/predator must register with the sheriff of the county in which they live. They are then required to re-register during the month of their birthday, and then again either in three or six months, depending upon their conviction.
In addition, they must sign a document indicating that they understand their limitations as outlined in Florida statutes. Offenders/predators under Department of Corrections (DOC) supervision must have their residence location approved by DOC. These locations adhere to more stringent guidelines than those of non-supervised offenders/predators.
Some unsupervised offenders/predators are still restricted from living within 1,000 feet of a school bus stop, licensed day care or school depending on their conviction.
Whenever a violator has met the sexual predator criteria, and is released from incarceration, moves into Collier County, or changes their address either permanently or temporarily (five days consecutively or five days aggregately in a year), the sheriff’s office is required to make community and public notifications as deemed appropriate. These notifications may include the following:
A bulletin depicting the predator, with a current address that is distributed to all school resource officers and district patrol deputies.
A fax broadcast of the bulletin is delivered to all Department of Children and Family licensed daycares within a one-mile radius of the predator’s address.
Depending on the neighborhood where the predator resides, deputies may walk the neighborhood distributing bulletins or conduct public/neighborhood meetings.
Information about the predator (and all other offenders/predators) is distributed to the schools (public and private) for dissemination to staff, which often includes bus drivers.
A public notice describing the predator, with a photo, is distributed to all local news media indicating the arrival or change of address of the sexual predator; for dissemination.
The sexual predator's information is also verified, updated and included on both the FDLE website and the sheriff's local website.
The Sheriff's Crime Prevention Bureau also receives information for distribution through Neighborhood Watch meetings and other crime prevention activities.
NOTE: Many of these actions are required by law only for those subjects who have been court designated as a sexual predator. Although these same notifications are authorized for sex offenders, they are not required by law.