Offenders are required to register with local law enforcement in the jurisdiction where they live. Offenders living in Plano are required to register and periodically verify the accuracy of their registration information and to promptly report any change in the information to the Plano Police Department.
An Offender who fails to comply with any registration requirement is subject to felony prosecution. For questions about Sex Offender Registration in the City of Plano, please contact us at Skip to Main Content.
Who Must Register? The code states that anyone who has a reportable conviction, adjudication or is required to register as a condition of parole, release to mandatory supervision, or community supervision must register or verify registration with local law enforcement in any municipality where they reside within seven days. Under Texas law, there are three different risk levels that an offender could be required to register as, and they are based on the potential threat they pose to the community.
These risk levels include:. The length of time you are required to register as a sex offender can be for either 10 years or life. Lifetime registration is required for those convicted of sexually violent offenses such as aggravated sexual assault or continuous sexual abuse of a young child.
If you are convicted of a sex crime, you may wonder if you will ever be able to have the charges removed from your criminal record. Thankfully, yes. Section But if the defendant is never convicted, then they can petition the court to expunge the charge and have it removed.
The legal process of getting a sex crime expunged can be complicated. You should speak with a lawyer who can answer your questions about getting such crimes removed from your record. You can learn more about the offenses mentioned on this page as well as other related crimes.
Being wrongly accused of a sex crime can tarnish your reputation and affect your relationships. The Benken Law Firm knows how frustrating this can be, and we will do everything we can to make sure that your name is cleared and your reputation is preserved. If you would like to schedule a time to speak with The Benken Law Firm about the specifics of your case, call us at -