The following information is provided from the Iowa Sex Offender Registry to the public pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 692A. The purpose of this information is to allow members of the public a means to protect themselves from individuals who have committed an offense that requires registration on the Sex Offender Registry. If you see information on our website that is wrong about an offender, please notify the sheriff of the county where the offender lives. You may also email this agency via the "contact" link located on this website.
On or after July 1, 1995, an individual who has been convicted or adjudicated of a criminal offense against a minor, sexual exploitation, or a sexually violent crime or who was on probation, parole, or work release status, or who was incarcerated on or after July 1, 1995 is required to register. Registration does include individuals that have received a deferred sentence or deferred judgments and can include convictions from other jurisdictions such as other states and/or federal convictions.
This site does not contain the entire list of sex offenders registered in Iowa. This information is being provided for the purpose of Iowa Code Section 692A.13 which authorizes the Iowa Department of Public Safety to establish and maintain a website. However, Iowa Code Section 692A.13 does not authorize placing on this website persons who committed a violation of Iowa Code Section 709.4(2)(c)(4) if that person was under 20 years of age at the time of violation.
Any actions taken by you against these subjects, including vandalism of property, verbal or written threats of harm or physical assault against these subjects, their families or employers can result in your arrest and prosecution.