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Sex Offenders:

The Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office has provided a link for “Sex Offender Registration”. You can register to receive notification on “Registered Sex Offenders”. Once registered you will not have to register again unless you move to a different address. The link below allows you to check for sex offenders which are specific to Pickaway County. This link below also allows you to register for automatic notification by e-mail in the event a sex offender moves into your area. If you need to learn more about sex offender registration, you can click on any of the following.

» What Is Sex Offender Notification

» Locate Sex Offenders In Your Area

» Register For Sex Offender Notification

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Habitual Sex Offender:


DEFINED AT O.C.R. 2950.01 (B)

Offender previously guilty of or pleaded to a sexually oriented, or child-victim oriented offense.

Must register for lifetime or 20 years (unless a judge removes this classification for juvenile offender).

Sexual Predator:


DEFINED AT O.C.R. 2950.01 (E)

Offender who is adult, or juvenile age 14 or older, and who is adjudicated as likely to engage in future sexually oriented offenses. Registers until death.

Includes resident offenders, those convicted and required to register for life in another state for sexually oriented offenses, and offenders from other states with employment or education in Ohio.

Sexually Violent Predator adheres to same law as a Sexual Predator.

Must register until death (unless a judge removes this classification for juvenile offender).

Child-Victim Oriented Offender:


DEFINED AT O.C.R. 2950.01 (R)

Victim is under the age of 18 and is not the child of the offender.

If offender is age 18 or older, qualifying offenses are: Kidnapping (but not kidnapping to engage in sexual activity), Abduction, Unlawful Restraint, Criminal Child Enticement, and the former offense of Child Stealing.

If offender is under the age of 18, qualifying offenses are: Kidnapping (but not kidnapping to engage in sexual activity), or violation of the former offense of Child Stealing.

Habitual Child-Victim Offender:


DEFINED AT O.C.R. 2950.01 (T)

Adult, or juvenile age 14 or older, offender previously guilty of or pleaded to child-victim oriented offense, for which offender was classified a Child-Victim Oriented Offender or out-of-state Child-Victim Oriented Offender registrant.

Must register for lifetime or 20 years (unless a judge removes this classification for juvenile offender).

Child-Victim Predator:


DEFINED AT O.C.R. 2950.01 (U)

Adult (or juvenile age 14 or older) offender, who is additionally adjudicated as likely to engage in future child-victim oriented offenses.

Includes resident offenders, those convicted and required to register for life in another state for Child-Victim Oriented Offense, and offenders from other states with employment or education in Ohio.

Must Register until death (unless a judge removes this classification for juvenile offender).

Presumptively Registration-Exempt Offenses:


DEFINED AT O.C.R. 2950.01 (P)

Only applies to offender with no previous conviction or adjudication for sexually oriented or Child-Victim Oriented Offense.

Only where first offense is either: Sexual Imposition, Voyeurism, or Menacing by stalking (with a sexual motivation), and the victim of the offense is age 18 or older.

The sentencing court may still determine that an offender must register for any of these offenses, even if presumptively registration-exempt. Otherwise, these offenders are not required to register.

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