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BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Q: ARE THERE ANY RESTRICTIONS ON THE SEX OFFENDERS, SUCH AS WHERE THEY CAN LIVE OR WHERE THEY CAN WORK?


A: NO, HOWEVER, IF A SEX OFFENDER IS STILL ON PROBATION OR PAROLE, THEIR SUPERVISING PROBATION/PAROLE OFFICER MAY GIVE THEM THOSE KINDS OF RESTRICTIONS.


Q: CAN A SEX OFFENDER LIVE NEXT TO A SCHOOL, PARK OR DAYCARE?


A:  YES, HOWEVER, IF A SEX OFFENDER IS STILL ON PROBATION OR PAROLE, THEIR SUPERVISING PROBATION/PAROLE OFFICER MAY GIVE THEM THOSE KINDS OF RESTRICTIONS.


Q: CAN SEX OFFENDERS BE AROUND KIDS?


A: YES, HOWEVER, IF A SEX OFFENDER IS STILL ON PROBATION OR PAROLE, THEIR SUPERVISING PROBATION/PAROLE OFFICER MAY GIVE THEM THOSE KINDS OF RESTRICTIONS.


Q: WHAT CAN I DO IF A SEX OFFENDER IS LIVING IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD?


A: EDUCATE YOURSELF AND BE AWARE OF WHO IS IN YOUR COMMUNITY.  EDUCATION AND PREVENTION IS A LARGE PART OF PROTECTING YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY.  


Q: IS THERE ANY WAY I CAN FIND OUT WHAT S SEX OFFENDER DID AND WHO THEY DID IT TO?


A:  THE INFORMATION DISCLOSED ON THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO’S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY WEBSITE, IS THE ONLY INFORMATION THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT CAN PROVIDE.  HOWEVER, POLICE REPORTS AND SOME JUDICIAL PROCEEDING IS PUBLIC RECORD.


Q: WHO CAN I TALK TO IF I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT SEX OFFENDERS?


A: CONTACT YOUR LOCAL SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION UNIT.  IF THE OFFENDER LIVES IN BERNALILLO COUNTY, YOU CAN EMAIL ANY QUESTIONS OR TIPS TO SORT@BERNCO.GOV OR PROVIDE AN ANONYMOUS TIP IN THE SORT TIPS SECTION ON THE MAIN SEX OFFENDER WEB PAGE.


Q: WHERE DO I, AS A CITIZEN, GET INFORMATION ABOUT SEX OFFENDERS IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD?


A: THERE ARE THREE MAJOR RESOURCES TO OBTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT SEX OFFENDERS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD:


1.  THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO’S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY WEBSITE


2.  MEMBERS OF THE BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND      TRACKING UNIT.  

     WE ARE ALSO AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC AT COMMUNITY EVENTS, COMMUNITY      WATCH MEETINGS OR OTHER TYPES OF COMMUNITY EDUCATION FORUMS.

3.  THE BERNALILLO COUNTY’S GIS MAPPING WEBSITE

 Bernco GIS Website


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