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Sex Offender / Predator

Email Alerts

Florida Offender Alerts System

Lee County Ordinances

06-08 Ordinance Sexual Offender / Predator Emergency Shelter

07-31 Ordinance charging Sexual Offenders / Predators

11-05 Ordinance Sexual Offender / Predator Loitering and prowling

Registration Information

Lee County location/time for registration:

*Registration through the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Central Records Division & Core Facility will be conducted in the following manner: The Lee County Sheriff’s Office registration process is accomplished 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year.

Records Division is responsible for registration and re-registration Monday – Friday (excluding weekends/holidays) from 8:00am - 4:30pm, located at 14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, Florida 33912.

The Core Facility is responsible for registration ONLY after normal business hours and on weekends/holidays. The Core Facility will  NEVER complete a Re-registration Form.

The Jail Facility is responsible for registration ONLY when a sex offender/predator is booked into the facility, remanded from court or being released to state prison. The Jail Facility will NEVER complete a Re-registration Form.

State of Florida registration information:

*State of Florida Sexual Offender/Predator Registration Requirements listed under State of Florida: http://offender.fdle.state.fl.us/offender/Important.jsp

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Unlawful Place of Residence Statute

UNLAWFUL PLACE OF RESIDENCE FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF CERTAIN SEX OFFENSES PER FLORIDA STATUE 794.065 

A person who has been convicted of a violation of s. 794.011, s.800.04, s. 827.071, s. 847.0135 or s. 847.0145, regardless of whether adjudication has been withheld, in which the victim of the offense was less than 16 years of age, may not reside within 1,000 feet of any school, child care facility, park, or playground. However, a person does not violate this subsection and may not be forced to relocate if he or she is living in a residence that meets the requirements of this subsection and a school, child care facility, park, or playground is subsequently established within 1.000 feet of his or her residence. 
A person who violates this subsection and whose conviction under s. 794.011, s.800.04, s. 827.071, s. 847.0135 or s. 847.0145 was classified as a felony of the first degree or higher commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s.775.082 or s. 775.083. A person who violates this subsection and whose conviction under s. 794.011, s.800.04, s. 827.071, or s. 847.0145 was classified as a felony of the second or third degree commits a misdemeanor of the first degree punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
This subsection applies to any person convicted of a violation of s. 794.011, s.800.04, s. 827.071, s. 847.0145 or s. 847.0145 for offenses that occur on or after October 1, 2004, excluding persons who have been removed from the requirement to register as a sexual offender or sexual predator pursuant to s. 943.04354

A person who has been convicted of an offense in another jurisdiction that is similar to a violation of  s.794.011, s.800.04, s. 827.071, s. 847.0135 or s. 847.0145, regardless of whether adjudication has been withheld, in which the victim of the offense was less than 16 years of age, may not reside within 1,000 feet of any school, child care facility, park, or playground. However, a person does not violate this subsection and may not be forced to relocate if he or she is living in a residence that meets the requirements of this subsection and a school, child care facility, park, or playground is subsequently established within 1.000 feet of his or her residence. 
A person who violates this subsection and whose conviction in another jurisdiction resulted in a penalty that is substantially similar to a felony of the first degree or higher commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 pt d. 775.083. A person who violates this subsection and whose conviction in another jurisdiction resulted in a penalty that is substantially similar to a felony of the second or third degree commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
This subsection applies to any person convicted of an offense in another jurisdiction that is similar to a violation of s.794.011, s.800.04, s. 827.071, s. 847.0135 or s. 847.0145, if such offense occurred on or after the effective date of this act, May 26, 2010, excluding persons who have been removed from the requirement to register as a sexual offender or sexual predator pursuant to s. 943.04354.