Megan's Law

Registration Requirements
Delaware state law requires the registration of offenders, both adult and juvenile, who are convicted of certain sex-related offenses, as defined in 11 Delaware Code § 4121(a)(4).

Risk Assessment Tiers

The risk assessment tiers are defined under 11 Delaware Code § 4121(e). The tiers are generally referred to as follows:
  • Tier 1 (low risk)
  • Tier 2 (moderate risk)
  • Tier 3 (high risk)
Community Notification
Community notification is defined as "notice which is provided by any method devised specifically to notify members of the public who are likely to encounter a sex offender."

Methods of Notification
  • Door-to-Door
  • Email
  • Fax
  • Mail
  • Newspaper
  • Notices
  • Phone
Who is Notified
  • Licensed daycare facilities
  • Public libraries
  • Schools
  • Other accessible public facilities within the community
Additional Resources