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Sex Offender Registration
O.C.G.A. 42-1-12 (i)(3) states "the Georgia Bureau of Investigation or any sheriff maintaining records required under this code section shall release relevant information collected under this code section that is necessary to protect the public."  However, due to the fact this information is continually changing, the Heard County Sheriff's Office make no expressed or implied guarantee concerning the accuracy of this information.

Individuals who are convicted for committing certain criminal offenses under O.C.G.A. 42-1-12 must register with the Sheriff of the county they live in or move to within 10 days of moving to that county. This information is provided by the Sheriff's Office to the public in compliance with O.C.G.A. 42-1-12.
O.C.G.A. 16-6-1 Rape
O.C.G.A. 16-6-2 Sodomy (against a minor); Aggravated Sodomy (against a minor or an adult)
O.C.G.A. 16-6-3 Statutory Rape (unless the age of the perpetrator is 18 years of age or younger)
O.C.G.A. 16-6-4 Child Molestation; Aggravated Child Molestation
O.C.G.A. 16-6-5 Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes
O.C.G.A. 16-6-22.2 Aggravated Sexual Battery
The offender must be convicted of a crime that is by its nature a sexual offense, such as the following:
In relation to crimes where the victim is a minor, O.C.G.A. 42-1-12 includes the following offenses under (a)(4)(A):
(i) Kidnapping of a minor, except by a parent
(ii) False imprisonment of a minor, except by a parent
(iii) Criminal sexual conduct toward a minor
(iv) Solicitation of a minor to engage in sexual conduct
(v) Use of a minor in a sexual performance
(vi) Solicitation of a minor to practice prostitution
(vii) Any conviction resulting from an underlying sexual offense against a victim who is a minor
In order for an offender to qualify for registration in the state of Georgia, the offender must either be released from prison or placed on probation, parole or supervised release after July 1, 1996. If an offender who is registered in another state moves to Georgia, the offender is required to register in the county of Georgia in which they reside in. Sexual offenders will remain on the registry for a period of ten (10) years and shall receive a verification form each year on the anniversary of their initial registration.

Sexual predators are required to verify their information every 90 days and remain on the registry for life.  O.C.G.A. 42-1-12 (i)(3) states "the Georgia Bureau of Investigation or any sheriff maintaining records under this code section shall release relevant information collected under this code section that is necessary to protect the public." However, due to the fact this information is continually changing, the Heard County Sheriff's Office makes no expressed or implied guarantee concerning the accuracy of this information.
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11820 HWY 100 N
Franklin, GA 30217
Phone: (706) 675-3329 Fax: (706) 675-0737

Heard County Sheriff's Office
11820 HWY 100 N
Franklin, GA 30217
Phone: (706) 675-3329 Fax: (706) 675-0737
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