Of the 316 respondents to InMaricopa’s poll question asking whether readers are concerned about sex offenders living in or around Maricopa, 73 percent said “Yes.”
Eighteen percent said they were not concerned and 9 percent said they were indifferent.
Sex offenders are ranked on a four-tier system from Level 0 to Level 3 based on their likelihood of recidivism.
An offender’s level is determined after a law enforcement officer conducts a comprehensive, 19-point interview.
To search for sex offenders in the area, including noncompliant sex offenders, and register to be updated when one moves to the area, check the Maricopa Police Department’s OffenderWatch website by clicking here.
For answers to frequently asked questions about sex offenders in Arizona, click here.