The Sexual Offender Registration & Tracking Unit (SORT) is responsible for the registration of all sexual predators and offenders in Brevard County.
The Unit also provides community notification and address verification of offenders and predators and investigates violations of the registration and statutory requirements. Rockledge, Fl 32955 Phone: (321) 633-8407 Email: [email protected] September 1st, 2005, the Jessica Lundsford Act, significantly altered Florida’s Sexual Offender and Predator Registration Laws.
The Texas Sex Offender Registration Program (Chapter 62 of the Code of Criminal Procedure) is a sex offender registration and public notification law designed to protect the public from sex offenders.
Sexual predators and offenders must report in person twice a year to the Sheriff’s Office in the county in which he or she resides.First, the Texas Department of Public Safety (“TXDPS”) maintains a statewide sex offender registration database.This database contains all information provided to Texas local law enforcement authorities by sex offenders required to register.A sex offender who fails to comply with any registration requirement is subject to felony prosecution.Public notification of registered sex offenders is accomplished in several different ways.Such access further provides a means for organizations that work with youth or other vulnerable populations to prevent sexual offenders from threatening those served by the organizations.Finally, public access assists the community in being observant of convicted sexual offenders in order to prevent them from recommitting sexual crimes.Section 2 of the Sex Offender Registration Act of 1999 includes a list of offenses requiring registration.Each registrant is classified as a Class A, Class B or Class C offender, based upon the offense of conviction.State law specifically makes most information in this database freely available to the public.The public may access this information at any time through the TXDPS website located at Texas Public Sex Offender Registry.