The main purpose of providing this data on the internet is to make the information more easily available and accessible, not to warn citizens about any specific individual.
Adult individuals found within the registry are included solely by virtue of their conviction record and applicable state law.
The registry, including the Public Notification Database, is based on the Virginia General Assembly's decision to facilitate access to publicly-available information about persons convicted of specified violent and sexual offenses.
The Virginia State Police has not considered or assessed the specific risk of re-offense with regard to any individual prior to his or her inclusion within this registry, and has made no determination that any individual included in the registry is currently dangerous.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation makes every effort to ensure that the information contained in the Georgia Sex Offender Registry is accurate.