Sex Offender Registration Pursuant to 943.0435 F.S., individuals who have reportable convictions for any sex offense are required to maintain a registration with the sheriff of the county in which they reside. Any nonresident with such a conviction who works or attends school in Florida is required to maintain a registration with the sheriff in the county in which that individual works or is a student.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is responsible for compiling and maintaining a continually updated sexual offender database. Specific information as set forth in 943.0435(2) F.S. is public record unless exempt or confidential pursuant to Chapter 119, F.S., and is made available for public inspection on the FDLE website (www.fdle.state.fl.us). If you have any questions, concerns, or information regarding sexual offenders, please call the FDLE toll-free line at 1-888-357-7332.