It is your responsibility to make sure the records you access through this site pertain to the person about whom you are seeking information by working with law enforcement or other criminal justice authorities as appropriate. When a sex offender registers with the county Sheriff's Office in Indiana, you will be alerted if the offender's address is: Contact information for sheriff departments can be found here. This information is meant to educate you about offenders in a county. If you have been classified as violent offender as a result of committing the offense in Indiana prior to July 1, , and you are not currently required to register as a condition of probation or parole, the Indiana Department of Correction has been ordered to remove your name and all information concerning you from the sex and violent offender registry, unless you are convicted of other offenses that allow you to be currently classified as a sex or violent offender. We encourage you to take advantage of the free email notification. Much of the information derives from official records, but some is gathered from the offenders themselves who are required to register with local law enforcement in each county where they live, work, attend school, or own property. Based on information submitted, a person whose name appears in this registry has been convicted of a sex offense or a violent offense or has been adjudicated a delinquent child for an act that would be a sex offense or violent offense if committed by an adult. Harassment, stalking, or threats may violate Indiana law. Additionally, the Sheriff in Indianapolis, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the local Prosecutor have been ordered not to arrest or prosecute any persons in the above category for failing to register as a violent offender unless, the persons are required to register for another offense. You also may read a complete and current copy at the Registry web site. If this occurs, the individual will receive a notice at his or her last known address with instructions as to how to contact the Indiana Department of Correction. This registry is designed to increase community safety and awareness.