He says it is worth monitoring those cautioned for minor sexual offences in order to see whether they repeat their behaviour. Petro, F. Possession of child pornography. You must have completed all counseling, treatment, and victim registration ordered by the court in connection with your conviction 15 or in some cases 25 years must have elapsed since the date you began registering. Additionally, for tier 3 offenders, immediate neighbors are notified. Are registered sex offenders required to regularly verify that their registry information is accurate? Tier 1 offenders must verify their information once a year, tier 2 offenders must verify their information twice a year, and tier 3 offenders must verify their information four times a year. If the court accepts your petition and you are no longer deemed a risk, they may order your removal from the sex offender registry. Registration is required for anyone who has been convicted of any offense specified in the laws of another state, the United States or any territory of the United States, or any foreign government, which is the same as, or equivalent to, any offense which is considered registerable in Delaware. Steering, N. Nonviolent offenders, on the other hand, may file a petition for removal 15 to 25 years after their first registration, depending on the offense. The prohibition does not apply to any person: For offenders who committed an act prior to enactment of the law January 21, and had a risk level assigned prior to January 1, , callers will be told only that the offender has registered but that no other information can be provided at this time due to a Federal court injunction. What is the penalty if an offender fails to comply with the registration requirements? This is because young victims are less likely to report abuse and can feel intimidated, embarrassed or guilty, and independent witnesses are rare.