Sex Offender Notifications
Revisions to the New York State Corrections Law have expanded the
availability of sex offender information. This legislation has increased
the amount of information available to the public regarding registered
Law Enforcement agencies can now provide community
notifications regarding level 1 offenders. Information that now can be
provided by law enforcement on level 1 offenders includes name,
photograph, residence zip code, offense description and special
probation or parole conditions.
Level 2 sex offenders are now
included in the Sex Offender Subdirectory on the Division of Criminal
Justice Services public website, http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/nsor/
in addition to level 3 offenders who have been listed in the website's
subdirectory since 2000. The exact residence address of level 2
offenders and employment addresses (if available) will be listed.
Information provided by the Suffolk County Police Department about Level I offenders can be found in the files section below.
information can also be reviewed at the District Clerk’s Office, 158
Laurel Avenue, Room A109, Northport, NY 11768 during regular business
hours and/or by filing a Freedom of Information Law Request with the
District Clerk, Beth Nystrom, 158 Laurel Avenue, Room A109, Northport,
NY 11768 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The information about
the sex offender must be used in accordance with the law and cannot be
used to engage in discrimination or harassment
According to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Service the Courts can assign one of the three risk levels:
- Level 1 (low risk of repeat offense), or
- Level 2 (moderate risk of repeat offense), or
- Level 3 (high risk of repeat offense and a threat to public safety exists).
be advised that in order to minimize the possibility that the sex
offender will come into contact with school-age children, appropriate
detailed information regarding the above-listed notification from law
enforcement is provided to appropriate School District personnel at each