Portland police are among the most active with their three-member detail, while other agencies don't have the staff to even register offenders. Jeremiah Stromberg, assistant director of the state's Community Corrections Division, said the state has a good track record of pursuing high-risk sex offenders if they know they've skipped town and where they've gone. He entered a woman's home, tied her up and gagged her, holding her captive for six hours while he sexually assaulted her. They've averaged three missions a year. The names, photos and criminal histories of only of Oregon's 25, sex offenders appear on the state's public website. With its excessive monitoring, the federal law makes it impossible for some offenders to find a job or housing after serving their prison time, he said. More than 13, updated change-of-address or annual registrations. On April 3, , he submitted the usual registration form to police. Now, they're too swamped tackling the backlog to reconsider, he said. The state police office in The Dalles had been registering sex offenders from several counties, said Lt. Oregon State Police, who are responsible for the state's sex offender database, acknowledge that they still have a long way to go to fulfill the federal law, also known as the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act or SORNA. In fact, Oregon has the most registered sex offenders per capita of any state except one, national statistics show. Each assessment takes one to four hours. They must be designated as predatory sex offenders; authorities must have notified the community before the offender was released from supervision; and they must be considered high-risk at the end of their most recent period of supervision. But when they arrived to pick him up, he was gone. By April, he used her bank card's PIN number to drain her account.