What is the WI Sex Offender Registry?

Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry - Carlos GaminoBy Carlos Gamino

If you’ve ever been convicted of a sex crime in Milwaukee or Waukesha, chances are good that you were ordered to put your name in the Wisconsin sex offender registry. (If you haven’t been convicted but you have been accused of a sex crime, you need to know that one of the possible outcomes of your case could be that you must register, as well.)

What is the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry?

The Wisconsin sex offender registry is a database that contains the names of every person who has been convicted of certain types of sex crimes across the state. While not everyone is required to register as a sex offender, and some sex offenders are only required to register for a certain period of time, the sex offender registry is designed to show people where sex offenders live and provide certain identifying information to the public.

What Information is on the Sex Offender Registry?

The sex offender registry includes known information that can include the offender’s:

  • Name, gender, race and ethnicity, and age
  • Aliases
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Residence address
  • Work address
  • Incarceration or supervision status (whether he or she is in prison, jail or parole)
  • Type of offense
  • Case number
  • Conviction date

The registry also includes a map, in many cases, that shows the location of the offender’s residence, as well as when his or her registration requirement ends and whether he or she is keeping a current address on file.

Do You Need to Talk to a Milwaukee Sex Crime Defense Lawyer?

If you’ve been accused of a sex crime, you might need to talk to a Milwaukee sex crime defense attorney as soon as possible.

Call us at 414-383-6700 or 262-650-6700 for a free sex crime case evaluation right away. The sooner you call us, the sooner we can begin developing the defense that gets you the best possible outcome.

Carlos Gamino