COVID-19 Public Web Alert
***INFORMATION REGARDING REGISTRATIONS DURING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY***
Due to the COVID-19 Emergency in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in-person reporting is being temporarily suspended. In order to allow registrants to remain compliant with registration requirements and to expedite the processing of information, only residential, employment and school address verifications are being required at this time.
During the COVID-19 Emergency, if any registered sex offender needs to change or update previously reported information, a paper update form has been developed to be utilized during this timeframe. This form is to be used ONLY for changes to previously reported information. The form must be mailed to the Pennsylvania State Police, Megan’s Law Section, 1800 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
**NOTE—If an individual is unable to go to work due to the COVID-19 Stay at Home orders, but intends to return when permitted, no employment update is required.**
To print a copy of the paper form, Click Here
If an individual is not able to access the form, the individual must contact the Megan’s Law Section at 866-771-3170.
Changes to information must be reported within three business days, in accordance with 42 Pa. C.S. Chapter 97. Failure to report changes as required could lead to criminal penalties under 18 Pa. C.S. §4915.1 or §4915.2.
When an individual’s scheduled appearance date nears, correspondence with additional instructions will be mailed to the individual.
Any individual who is required to register as a sex offender in accordance with 42 Pa. C.S. Chapter 97 and requires a new registration (i.e. never registered, first time reporting in PA) must contact the Megan’s Law Section at 866-771-3170.
The Pennsylvania State Police has released the latest edition of the annual report, which provides statistics and information concerning the registration of sexual offenders in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Click here to view the report.
The Pennsylvania State Police is now offering an Electronic Notification System. This system will allow a user to sign-up to receive email notification(s) that are specific to their selection of the following email notification options:
The Pennsylvania State Police does not provide information on certain Sexually Violent Predators, Sexually Violent Delinquent Children, or sexual offenders who are currently incarcerated for a sexual offense and have not met the legal requirement for Megan’s Law registration. The Pennsylvania State Police does provide information on previously registered Sexually Violent Predators, Sexually Violent Delinquent Children or sexual offenders who are re-incarcerated for a parole or probation violation or for a new crime.
The listing on this website
is only for the individuals currently registered with the Pennsylvania State
Police as active sexual offenders pursuant to
Accuracy of the Information Contained within this Registry
Although the individuals listed on the sexual offender registry are initially identified through fingerprinting and photograph submission to the Pennsylvania State Police, it should be understood that positive identification of any individual whose registration record has been made available on the Internet registry can be verified only through the review of a properly executed fingerprint card. By placing this information on the Internet, no representation is being made the listed individual will commit any specific crime in the future, nor is any representation being made that if the individual commits an offense, one of the listed offenses will be the offense committed. The Pennsylvania State Police, Megan's Law Section, verifies and updates this information regularly to ensure it is complete and correct. Although efforts have been made to ensure the information is as accurate as possible, no guarantee is made or implied. You are cautioned that information provided on this site may not reflect the current residence, status, or other information regarding an offender.
If you believe any of the information found within this registry is inaccurate, please contact the Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Records and Identification, Megan's Law Section, 1800 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110, toll free at 1-866-771-3170.