In general, information obtained through the registration requirements of this section is private data, which means the data are not public, but are accessible to the subject of the data. Exceptions exist for disclosure of data on certain individuals who are out of compliance with the registration law, for community notification purposes, and for the purpose of the BCA’s maintenance of a database of registered predatory offenders. Minn. Stat. §§ 13.02, subd. 12; 243.166, subd. 7. The information may be used only for law enforcement purposes, and information on adults and juveniles may be maintained together. Minn. Stat.§ 243.166, subd. 4.
CREDIT: The content of this and any related posts has been copied or adopted from the Minnesota House of Representatives Research Department’s Information Brief, Sex Offenders and Predatory Offenders: Minnesota Criminal and Civil Regulatory Laws, written by Legislative Analyst Jeffrey Diebel.
This post is also part of a series of posts on Minnesota Criminal and Civil Regulatory Laws Regarding Sex Offenders and Predatory Offenders.