Megan’s Law for Washington D.C.

updated 11/1/2017

Contact Person: Sergeant Mustafa Hammid
202-727-6063
Email: soru@mpdc.dc.govSenior Police Officer Barry Fine
202-727-4407
Email: soru@mpdc.dc.gov

Detective Derek Bolding
202-727-4407
Email: soru@mpdc.dc.gov

Offenders Required to Register: Anyone convicted of felony sexual assault (regardless of the age of the victim); an offense involving sexual abuse or exploitation of minors; or sexual abuse of wards, patients or clients.
Information Collected: Photograph, fingerprints, name, all aliases used, date of birth, sex, race, height, weight, eye color, identifying marks and characteristics, driver’s license number, social security number, PDID, DCDC, FBI and NCIC numbers, home address or expected place of residence, and any current or expected place of employment or school attendance.
Administrating Agency: Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia, (202) 585-7482
Timeframe for Registration: 3 days.
Applies to Out of State Offenders: Yes.
Duration of Requirement: Lifetime registration for Class A offenders, 10 years for all others.
Verification of Address: Yes.
Penalties for Non-Compliance: Failure to register is a crime. The first violation conviction is a misdemeanor offense. A conviction of a second violation is a felony offense.
Access to Information: The Sex Offender Registry database provides information on Class A and Class B sex offenders only. If you would like to see a complete list of all Class A, B, and C Offenders, you must go, in person, to one of the MPDC Registry Book locations. Class A Sex Offenders have been convicted of or found not guilty by reason of insanity the following sex offenses: First Degree Sexual Abuse; Second Degree Sexual Abuse; Forcible rape; First Degree Child Sexual Abuse of a child under 12 years of age; Carnal Knowledge of a child under 12 years of age; Murder or Manslaughter committed before, during or after engaging or attempting to engage in a sexual act, sexual contact or rape; Forcible Sodomy; Sodomy committed against a child under 12; Assault with the intent to commit any of the aforementioned Act; Attempting to commit any of the aforementioned Acts; Conspiring to commit any of the aforementioned Acts; Two separate convictions for registration offenses; A conviction for committing registration offenses against two or more victims. Class B Sex Offenders have been convicted of or found not guilty by reason of insanity any of the following sex offenses against a minor, that is, a person under the age of 18: Third Degree Sex Abuse; Fourth Degree Sex Abuse; Misdemeanor Sex Abuse; First Degree Child Sexual Abuse; Second Degree Child Sex Abuse; Carnal Knowledge; Sodomy against a Minor; Indecent Acts on a Child; Enticing a Child; Lewd, Indecent or Obscene Acts; Sexual Performance using a Minor; Incest; Obscenity; Prostitution; Pandering; Assault Unwanted sexual touching); Threatening to commit a Sexual Offense; Kidnapping; First or Second Degree Burglary with intent to commit a sexual offense; Assault with intent to commit any of the above offenses; Attempting to commit any of the above offenses; Conspiracy to commit any of the above offenses; Any offense against a minor for which the offender agreed in a plea agreement to be subject to Sex Offender Registration; Conviction in another jurisdiction of a similar criminal offense; First or Second Degree Sexual Abuse against a ward or resident of a hospital, treatment facility or other institution; First or Second Degree Sexual Abuse of a Patient or Client. C Classification will be given to persons convicted of the following offenses against a person 18 years of age or older: Third or Fourth Degree Sexual Abuse; First or Second Degree burglary with the intent to commit a sexual offense; Kidnapping with the intent to commit a sexual offense; Threatening to commit a sex offense. Assault with the intent to commit any of the above criminal offenses; Attempting to commit any of the above criminal offense; Conspiracy to commit any of the above criminal offenses; Any offense for which the offender agreed in a plea agreement to be subject to Sex Offender Registration; Conviction in another jurisdiction of a similar offense.
Confidentiality Provision: Anyone who uses the information in the sex offender registry to commit a crime against a sex offender will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
Number Registered: 1,190 as of 11/1/17
Percent Compliance: Not known.
Internet Access: http://www.mpdc.dc.gov (Class A AND B offenders)
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