Pursuant to South Carolina Code Ann. Paragraph 23-3-400 et seq.:
Information on all registered adult sex offenders (age 17 and over) is provided on this site. Information also is provided on this site for registered sex offenders (age 16-12) committing the offenses listed below: Criminal sexual conduct in the first degree (paragraph 16-3-652); Criminal sexual conduct in the second degree (paragraph 16-3-653); Criminal sexual conduct with minors, first degree (paragraph 16-3-655 (1)); Criminal sexual conduct with minors, second degree (paragraph 16-3-655(2) and (3)); Engaging a child for sexual performance (paragraph 16-3-810); Producing, directing, or promoting sexual performance by a child (paragraph 16-3-820); or Kidnapping (paragraph 16-3-910).
Requests for information on any other registered offenders under age 17 must be evaluated to determine whether the requestor qualifies for information on additional offenses for offenders under age 17 as victims of or witnesses to the offense,public or private schools,child day care centers,family day care centers,businesses or organizations that primarily serve children, women, or vulnerable adults, or whether the offender, if age 11 or under, has a prior conviction or adjudication of delinquent. Completing this evaluation requires the requestor to complete and furnish a written request on a specified form to SLED or a sheriffs office. A copy of this form may be obtained on-line and mailed or faxed to: Sex Offender Registry, c/o SLED, P.O. Box 21398, Columbia, S.C. 29221. The fax number is 803-896-7022. Click here to see the form.