Franklin County Sex Offender Registry
OFFENDER LIST BEING UPDATED
"Due to recent legislative changes in the statutes governing the offender registration, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office Offender List will be unavailable until further notice. Please feel free to use the state and federal weblinks available on this page. Thank you for your understanding."
If you believe that any of the information found in these records is in error, please contact the Franklin County Sheriff's Department, Division of Sex Offender Registry Unit at 1 Bruns Drive, Union, MO, Phone (363) 583-2560.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Where Can I Get Help?
2. Who must register?
Any person who, since July 1, 1979, has been convicted of, been found guilty of
committing, or attempting to commit, an offense of chapter 566 RSMo; any
person who, since July 1, 1979, has been or is hereafter convicted of, or pled
guilty to committing, or attempting to commit one or more of the following offenses, et al:
Rape Sexual Assault 1st degree
Sexual Assault 2nd degree Sodomy
Deviate Sexual Assault 1st degree Deviate Sexual Assault 2nd degree
Sexual Misconduct Sexual Abuse 1st degree
Sexual Abuse 2nd degree Sexual Abuse 3rd degree
Enticement of a Child Child Molestation
Sexual Contact with an Inmate or resident of a jail, prison or correctional facility
Kidnapping Promoting Prostitution 1st degree
Promoting Prostitution 2nd degree Promoting Prostitution 3rd degree
Incest Abuse of a Child
Indecent Exposure Felonious Restraint
Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance Possession of Child Pornography
Promoting Obscenity 1st degree
Furnishing Pornographic Material to Minors
Public Display of Explicit Sexual Material
Coercing Acceptance of Obscene Material
Promoting Pornography for Minors or Obscenity 2nd degree
Promoting Sexual Performance by a Child
and committed or attempted to commit the offense against a victim who is a minor, defined for the purposes of sections 589.400 to 589.425 RSMo as a person under 18 years of age;
Any person who is a resident of this state who has, since July 1, 1979, or is hereafter convicted of, been found guilty of, or pled guilty to nolo contendere in any other state or under federal jurisdiction of committing or attempting to commit, an offense and been or is required to register under federal or military
law; or any person who has been or is required to register in another state or who works or attends school or training on a full time or on a part time basis in Missouri. Part time in this subdivision means for more than 14 days in a 12 month period.
3. When is an offender required to register and for how long?
Any offender shall, within 10 days of coming into any county, register with the chief law enforcement official of the county in which such person resides. The registration requirements of section 589.400 to 589.425 RSMo are lifetime registration requirements unless all offenses requiring registration are reversed, vacated, or set aside, or unless the registrant is pardoned of the offenses requiring
registration. ALL registrants shall report annually IN PERSON in the month of their birth to the county law enforcement agency to verify the information contained in their statement.
4. What are the registrant’s duties on change of address?
When a registrant changes residences or addresses within the same county, the
person shall inform the chief law enforcement official of the county, in writing,
within 10 days, of such new address and phone number.
When a registrant changes residence or address to a different county or state, the
registrant shall appear, in person, and inform both the chief law enforcement
official with whom the registrant was last registered and the chief law
enforcement official having jurisdiction over the new county or state.
Notification of the new address and phone number must be within 10 days of
such new residence or address change.
When a registrant changes his or her name, the registrant is required to inform the
chief law enforcement officer of such change within seven days after such change
For purposes of Franklin County’s registration list, each registrant is classified
by the criminal acts that he or she has been convicted of.
An attempt is made to locate the offender and a report is made by the chief law
enforcement official or his/her designee, explaining the circumstances of the
failure to register. The report is forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for
7. What are the penalties for failure to register?
Any person, who is required to register, that does not meet all requirements of
Section 589.400 to 589.425 RSMo, could be charged with the felony offense of
Failure to Register. If convicted of this offense, the offender could face a
sentence of 2-5 years imprisonment.
The are several ways this could be done: Contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in person
to receive a copy of offenders that reside in Franklin County ONLY. Review this web site to view
a copy of Franklin County’s list.
View a statewide list on the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s web site at mshp.dps.missouri.gov
9. How much information can be disseminated about an offender?
Name, address, and the offenses that the offender has been convicted of.
There are no specific limits, however..... Anyone who uses information contained
in the Registered Offender List to commit a criminal act against another person
is subject to criminal prosecution.