In accordance to the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act of 2000, which amends the Jacob Wetterling Crimes against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Act, the Jeanne Clery Act and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, OSU-Cascades is providing a link to the sexual offender registry website maintained by Oregon State Police. This Act requires institutions of higher education to issue a statement advising the campus community where they may obtain law enforcement information provided by a State concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained. It also requires sex offenders already required to register in a State to provide notice of each institution of higher education in that State at which the person is employed, carries a vocation, or is a student.
In the State of Oregon, convicted sex offenders must register with the Oregon State Police Sex Offender Registration Unit. Legal and Illegal Uses Under the provisions of state law, this information is provided for general public safety. A person is authorized to use this information only to protect him/herself or a child who may be at risk. The release of this information to the public is meant to assure public protection, not to punish the offender. It is illegal to use information obtained through this website to commit a crime against a registered sex offender. Anyone who uses this information to commit a criminal act against another person is subject to criminal prosecution and/or civil action. Information is only provided for sex offenders who have been designated as Predatory, as provided in ORS 181.585, who have also been determined to present the highest risk of reoffending and to require the widest range of notification; or found to be a sexually violent dangerous offender under ORS 144.635.
Alleged violations of law by registrants under Oregon statutes should be reported to your local law enforcement agency. If you have knowledge that a registrant is not residing in the last reported residence listed on this web site, you are encouraged to call the “Information Contact” listed for that registrant.
The Sex Offender website is maintained by the Oregon State Police and is available at: http://sexoffenders.oregon.gov/
The Oregon State Police are responsible for maintaining this registry.
Registry Information provided at this website shall be used for the purposes of the administration of criminal justice, screening of current or prospective employees, volunteers or otherwise for the protection of the public in general and children in particular.
Unlawful use of the information for purposes of intimidating or harassing another is prohibited and willful violation shall be punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.