The Smithfield Police Department is releasing information Pursuant to RI General Laws 11-37.1-1 et seq., also known as the Sexual Offender Registration and Community Notification Act. These individuals are subject to community notification pursuant to RI General Laws §11-37.1-1 which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release from prison when the Sex Offender Board of Review determines that the release of information will enhance public safety and protection.
The individuals who appear on these notifications have been convicted of a sex offense, which also requires registration with law enforcement pursuant to RI General Laws §11-37.1-1 ET SEQ.
THESE OFFENDERS HAVE SERVED THE SENTENCE IMPOSED BY THE COURT. THIS NOTIFICATION IS NOT TO INCREASE FEAR IN THE COMMUNITY. IT IS THE BELIEF OF LAW ENFORCEMENT THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFE PUBLIC.
or harass any identified individual, as such conduct may be subject to criminal prosecution.