Level 3 Sex Offender Notifications and Those Required to Publicly Register
The Minnesota Department of Corrections discloses information on the public registrant search website regarding individuals who are required to register under Minnesota Statutes 243.166 or 243.167 who are also subject to public notification according to Minnesota Statutes 244.052 or 253D.32. The law enforcement agency responsible for disclosing information determines, on a case-by-case basis, what information to disclose. The Minnesota Department of Corrections posts information to their website within 48 hours of receiving authorization from law enforcement.
Talk to your family, especially children and vulnerable adults, about sexual violence.
Assure your children that they can talk with you about questions they have.
Open conversations about good touch verses bad touch, and what to do if a stranger approaches them or if someone they know acts inappropriately towards them.
Remind children of basic safety rules: Never talk to stranger; Don't accept rides from someone you don't know; Watch out for commons lures/tricks (adult asking for directions, requesting help to look for a lost pet, offering money, candy or toys).
Teach children to use the buddy-system.
Listen to your instincts. Tell children to listen to theirs.
Keep windows and doors locked, even when you are home.
If you live in a secure building, do not let people in that you don't know, even if it seems impolite.
Talk to your neighbors and report any suspicious activity in your neighborhood.