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The Iowa Sex Offender Registry became law on July 1, 1995 and is found in Chapter 692A Code of Iowa

On or after July 1, 1995, an individual who has been convicted or adjudicated of a criminal offense against a minor, sexual exploitation, or a sexually violent crime or who was on probation, parole, or work release status, or who was incarcerated on or after July 1, 1995 is required to register. Registration does include individuals that have received a deferred sentence or deferred judgments and can include convictions from other jurisdictions such as other states and/or federal convictions.

The information on this website is provided from the Iowa Sex Offender Registry to the public pursuant to Iowa Code chapter 692A. The purpose of this information is to allow members of the public a means to protect themselves from individuals who have committed an offense that requires registration on the Sex Offender Registry. If you see information on our website that is wrong about an offender, please notify the sheriff of the county where the offender lives. You may also email this agency via the "contact" link located on this website.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety, (DPS) has a history of dedication and service to the citizens of Iowa and those who visit our state. Since it was first established in 1939, DPS has been the chief law enforcement agency in the State of Iowa. DPS Home

The Division of Criminal Investigation, (DCI) was created in 1921 to provide investigative support and expertise to law enforcement agencies across the state. DCI Home

The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website, (NSOPW) is coordinated by the U.S. Department of Justice. The NSOPR site is a cooperative effort between Jurisdictions hosting public sex offender registries ("Jurisdictions") and the federal government. NSOPW Home

There are currently 5,167 registrants listed on this website. This website was last updated today, 02/11/2016, at 01:00:03 pm CST.

Photo of Jacob Wetterling

As part of the 1994 Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act the United States Congress passed the Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offenders Registration Act, which bears the name of an 11-year old boy who was abducted at gunpoint and never seen again. The Act set forth guidelines for states to establish sex offender registry programs.

Photo of Megan Kanka

In 1996 the Wetterling Act was amended by Megan's Law, which requires states to release relevant information about registered sex offenders to protect the public. This law bears the name of Megan Kanka, a seven year old girl who was sexually molested and murdered by a convicted sex offender after being invited into his home to play with his new puppy.

Photo of Jetseta Marrie Gage

Jetseta Marrie Gage was a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, child who was kidnapped, raped and murdered by a registered sex offender in 2005. Jetseta's case prompted awareness and changes in sentencing and sex offender registration laws for those who commit child sex crimes in Iowa.


The photos below are a few of the registrants who were recently updated.

70 THAYER AVE<br/>DES MOINES, Iowa, 50309<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 01:00 pm</span>
70 THAYER ST<br/>DES MOINES, Iowa, 50315<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 01:00 pm</span>
1251 W CEDAR LOOP<br/>CHEROKEE, Iowa, 51012<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 01:00 pm</span>
16410 US HWY 68 E<br/>AURORA, Kentucky, 42048<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 01:00 pm</span>
HOMELESS<br/>SIOUX CITY, Iowa, 51106<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 01:00 pm</span>
33 FAYETTE CO JAIL<br/>WEST UNION, Iowa, 52175<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 01:00 pm</span>
11011 KNEPPER LN<br/>DUBUQUE, Iowa, 52003<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 01:00 pm</span>
719 W 7TH ST<br/>WATERLOO, Iowa, 50702<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
736 W 15TH ST<br/>DAVENPORT, Iowa, 52804<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
118 S 8TH ST<br/>COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, 51501<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
1118 7TH AVE E<br/>OSKALOOSA, Iowa, 52577<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
1429 12TH AVE S<br/>CLINTON, Iowa, 52732<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
203 9TH AVE<br/>DURANT, Iowa, 52721<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
1114 134TH AVE<br/>MAQUOKETA, Iowa, 52060<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
3378 57 ST LN<br/>CENTER POINT, Iowa, 52213<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
1313 1ST ST<br/>PERRY, Iowa, 50220<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
15 CRESTWOOD DR<br/>COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, 51503<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
2015 OTLEY AVE<br/>PERRY, Iowa, 50220<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
512 N 15TH STREET<br/>KEOKUK, Iowa, 52632<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:30 pm</span>
301 CENTER ST<br/>WIOTA, Iowa, 50274<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 12:00 pm</span>
258 S WALNUT<br/>WEST UNION, Iowa, 52175<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 11:00 am</span>
319 1/2 LEEBRICK ST<br/>BURLINGTON, Iowa, 52601<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 11:00 am</span>
314 E 6TH ST<br/>WATERLOO, Iowa, 50703<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 11:00 am</span>
1315 BALDWIN<br/>HARLAN, Iowa, 51537<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 11:00 am</span>
1602 1/2 S HENNEPIN ST<br/>SIOUX CITY, Iowa, 51106<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 11:00 am</span>
2715 STONE PARK BLVD<br/>SIOUX CITY, Iowa, 51104<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 11:00 am</span>
1530 1/2 W 8TH ST<br/>DAVENPORT, Iowa, 52804<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 11:00 am</span>
3162 WILLOWOOD DR<br/>BETTENDORF, Iowa, 52722<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 11:00 am</span>
1051 29TH AVE SW<br/>CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 52404<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 11:00 am</span>
2009 AVENUE E<br/>UNIVERSITY PARK, Iowa, 52577<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 10:30 am</span>
2219 150TH AVE<br/>DONNELLSON, Iowa, 52625<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 10:30 am</span>
1007 MULBERRY ST<br/>WATERLOO, Iowa, 50703<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 10:30 am</span>
600 N HWY 67<br/>PRINCETON, Iowa, 52768<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 10:30 am</span>
1926 N LINWOOD AVE<br/>DAVENPORT, Iowa, 52803<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 10:30 am</span>
1912 SWAN CT<br/>NORWALK, Iowa, 50211<br/><span class=date>02/11/2016 10:30 am</span>