RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, AND U.S. MARSHALS CONDUCT SEX OFFENDER COMPLIANCE CHECK
Richland County, Wis. – The US Marshals along with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Sex Offender Registry Program and the Richland County Sheriff’s Department conducted a residence verification operation for registered sex offenders. On May 30 and 31st deputies checked the addresses of 53 registered sex offenders in Richland County. Four were found to be non-compliant. The Sex Offender Registry Program Specialist will investigate and make recommendations to the district attorney as necessary.
This initiative is part of the working relationship between the US Marshals Sex Offender Investigations Branch and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Sex Offender Registration Program which monitors all 24,187 Wisconsin Sex Offenders.
Sheriff James J. Bindl commented on how much appreciation he had to the US Marshal’s Service and the Dept of Corrections for conducting this operation. “Compliance checks are needed to help us ensure the safety of our citizens” Bindl said. “it was a successful cooperative effort.”.
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections maintains a database for the general public at http://offender.doc.state.wi.us/public/.