Jump to a detailed profile, search site with google or try advanced search. According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were registered sex offenders living in Beckley as of November 01, The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Beckley is to 1. No representation is made that the persons listed here are currently on the state's sex offenders registry. All names presented here were gathered at a past date. Some persons listed might no longer be registered sex offenders and others might have been added.
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Sex offenders are persons who have been convicted of sex crimes including rape, statutory rape, sexual abuse, and sexual crimes against children such as child sexual abuse or possessing child pornography. Sex offenders are generally classified by category with the higher the category number, for example category 3, the more likely the person is deemed to reoffend. Many states offer online sex offender databases whereby one may search for sex offenders by name and view detailed information about the offender, including photos. Other sex offender databases including mapping applications where one can input a city, county or an exact address and view registered sex offenders within a designated proximity. The Fair Credit Reporting Act "FCRA" is a federal law that promotes the accuracy, fairness and privacy of information in the files of consumer reporting agencies. OnlineSearches does not provide consumer reports and is not a consumer reporting agency as defined by the FCRA. OnlineSearches cannot be used for background checks related to consumer credit, insurance, employment, housing or any other prohibited under the FCRA.
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Individuals convicted of offenses of sexual nature in West Virginia are needed by law to enroll their names and pictures along with all other personal information in the state registry list. Members of the public in the state who show concern about whether any sex offender resides near them could check the online registries. Almost all of those who get convicted of sex offenses comply with all legal requirements.
The intent of the West Virginia Sex Offender Registration Act is to assist law enforcement agencies in their effort to protect the public from sex offenders by requiring sex offenders to register with the State Police Detachment in the county where they reside, and by making certain information about sex offenders available to the public. The West Virginia Legislature has declared that there is a compelling and necessary public interest that the public have information concerning persons convicted of sexual offenses in order to adequately protect themselves and their children from these persons. The Act is intended to be regulatory in nature, and not penal.