By using this Website, the user (1)Consents to and agrees to abide by and be subject to any and all policies/disclaimers/terms and conditions for access applicable to the Cherokee Nation Sex Offender Website that is being accessed. (2) Waives any and all rights that the user may or might have against the Cherokee Nation and employees arising out of the use of and/or reliance on this website.
The information provided on this site is intended for community safety purposes only and should not be used to threaten, intimidate or harass. Misuse of this information may result in criminal prosecution. All public agencies and employees and officials of the Cherokee Nation, and all individuals or entities acting at the request or upon the direction of any law enforcement agency, are immune from civil liability for damages for good faith compliance with the requirements of the Cherokee Nation Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (“CNSORNA”) or for the release of information under CNSORNA, and shall be presumed to have acted in good faith in compiling, recording, reporting, or releasing the information. The presumption of good faith is not overcome if a technical or clerical error is made, including but not limited to errors made because information is incomplete or incorrect because a sex offender fails to report or falsely reports his or her current place of permanent or temporary residence.
Nothing in CNSORNA shall be deemed to impose any liability upon or to give rise to a cause of action against any public official, public employee, or public agency for releasing information to the public or for failing to release information in accordance with the CNSORNA. Nothing in this act shall be construed to prevent law enforcement officers from notifying members of the public of any persons that pose a danger under circumstances that are not enumerated in the CNSORNA.
Any person who misuses public records information relating to a sex offender to secure a payment from such an offender, who knowingly distributes or publishes false information relating to such an offender which the person misrepresents as being public records information, or who materially alters public records information with the intent to misrepresent the information, including documents, summaries of public records information provided by law enforcement agencies, or public records information displayed by law enforcement agencies on websites or provided through other means of communication, commits a crime punishable by up to six months of imprisonment or a One-Thousand Dollar ($1,000.00) fine or both.
Before you will be allowed to be a user of this website, you must accept and agree with the conditions set forth herein by clicking on the "Agree" button below. If you choose not to agree, a message will appear and access will be denied.