Authorities in other counties also say its unlikely that everyone who should be registered in their area is. All of the counties will pursue any leads they get about this type of evasion and they urge their communities to check the registry. There are rapists and child molesters right in your midst, and not knowing about them could prove to be a very dangerous ignorance. Clarkson said he thinks, on average, there are eight to 10 convicted sex offenders in LaGrange County who have not registered. Contact Us Sex Offenders If the offender has been assigned a risk level of 2, which means the risk to the community is moderate. Its site can be found at http: They are scattered throughout the towns and countryside, and there aren't any local areas where one cannot be found. According to the Indiana Sheriff's Association, there are such convicted people registered in the four-county area: Checking the sex offender registry should be as commonplace and widespread as locking the front door, putting on a seat belt, checking the expiration date or looking both ways before crossing the road. Zachary's Law, effective Jan. Clicking on the name of a sex offender provides searchers with a home address, description and photo, as well as information on when the offender was released from prison, when he registered with the local sheriff's department, where he works and what crime he committed. After all, it may be just as necessary for safety and prevention of harm. Save Although you probably don't know it, chances are that you are living, working or going to school around someone who has been convicted of a sex crime. They are ordered to report any changes in their address or work information quickly and are made to re-register once a year. If they want to commit the crime, they have to pay the penalty, and this is part of it. If you see one of the listed offenders loitering in a place where children play or living at a different address than the one they have listed in the registry, call your sheriff's department.