As a citizen, you have the right to know if a convicted sex offender is living within your community. The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office updates sex offender information and photographs daily to the NC Department of Justice Sex Offender Website. You may visit this website at http://sexoffender.ncdoj.gov/ any time to search for registered sex offenders living in Wilkes County or in your neighborhood. You may also visit this website to find out information and important facts regarding the sex offender registration program, sign up for email and telephone alerts to be notified when a registered sex offender moves into your neighborhood, or sign up for a mobile app to receive information about registered sex offenders on your cell phone.
If you have any questions contact the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Unit at 336-990-0475.