Knoxville WVLT A little known part of Tennessee's sex offender law allows some offenders to apply to have their names removed from the list. It allows non-violent offenders who have complied with the sex offender law for ten years to be taken off the list. We first learned of it yesterday, when WTVF in Nashville reported that the name and picture of Springfield's vice mayor had been removed from the registry after he applied to have it removed.
Jump to a detailed profile, search site with google or try advanced search. According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were registered sex offenders living in Only as of September 14, The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Only is 9 to 1.
As defined in section of the Tennessee Code, a "sexual offender" means a person who is, or has been, convicted in this state of committing a sexual offense or who is, or has been, convicted in another state or another county or who is or has been convicted in a federal or military court, of committing an act which would be constituted a sexual offense if it had been committed in this state. A "sexual offense" means the commission of acts including but not limited to aggravated and statutory rape, sexual battery, sexual exploitation of a minor, aggravated prostitution, and kidnapping. Both acts designate certain information concerning a registered sexual offender as public information and therefore amend and supercede the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act FERPA and other federal and state laws that previously prohibited the disclosure of such personal information.
All persons who meet the definition of sexual offender or violent sexual offender, and who live, work, attend school or establish a physical presence in Tennessee must register with the appropriate registering agencies as defined by law. This act requires institutions of higher education to issue a statement advising the campus community where law enforcement information provided by the State concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained. It also requires sex offenders, already required to register in the State, to provide notice to any institute of higher education in this State at which the person is employed, carries a vocation, or is a student.
According to authorities, they received a tip on Wednesday from a parent of one of Mykal Madison's players stating he was a registered sex offender. That individual went on to say that Madison was living on Kerr Avenue directly across the street from Hamilton Middle School. Police said they spoke to Madison who confirmed his address.
One of the ways to be proactive about safety is by staying informed of who is living and working in your neighborhood. A sex offender registry is a list of all convicted sex offenders in a state. Sex offender registries generally include the offender's address, physical appearance, and criminal history.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.
Huntsville, TN Just days after a convicted sex offender was jailed on a federal warrant for allegedly violating the conditions of his lifetime probation, the Tennessee Department of Corrections Probation Department has jailed two more. Alfred Lindsey, 48, of Pioneer was picked up on Monday for allegedly violating the conditions of the sex offender registry and the conditions of his community supervision for life. According to arrest warrants filed by Probation Officer Rachael Newport of the Tennessee Department of Corrections, Lindsey allegedly failed to provide the department with his current email address. Because of that violation, the state argues that Lindsey violated the laws of the land and thus the conditions of his lifetime probation.
Code Ann. Back to the Top. A registered sexual offender must update his or her registration information within 10 days following any change in residence.