Sex Offender Registry and Information


Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board (SORB)
P.O. Box 4547
Salem, MA 01970
Main Office: 978.740.6400
Open M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm
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The Sex Offender Registry Board is the state agency responsible for keeping a database of convicted sex offenders and classifying each offender so that the public may receive information about dangerous sex offenders who live or work in each community. The goal of the Sex Offender Registry is to educate the public and to prevent further victimization.

The Sex Offender Registry Board promotes public safety by educating and informing the public to prevent further victimization. We register and classify convicted sex offenders according to their risk of re-offense and the degree of danger they pose.

ANY PERSON WHO - USES INFORMATION DISCLOSED PURSUANT TO M.G.L. C. 6, SECTION 178C-178P FOR SUCH PURPOSES SHALL BE PUNISHED BY NOT MORE THAN TWO AND ONE HALF (2 1/2) YEARS IN A HOUSE OF CORRECTION OR BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1000.00) OR BOTH (M.G.L. C. 6, SECTION 178N).

IN ADDITION, ANY PERSON WHO - USES REGISTRY INFORMATION TO THREATEN TO COMMIT A CRIME MAY BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) OR BY IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN SIX (6) MONTHS (M.G.L. C. 275, SECTION 4).

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