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The Dooly County Sheriff's Office maintains a current sex offender registry listing all sex offenders living, working or attending school in Dooly County. This database can be accessed by clicking the link below. For more information please contact the Dooly County Sheriff's Office.

To be placed on the registry the offender must be convicted of a crime that is by its nature a sexual offense, such as:


  • O.C.G.A. 16-6-1 Rape

  • O.C.G.A. 16-6-2 Sodomy (against a minor); Aggravated Sodomy (against a minor or an adult)

  • O.C.G.A. 16-6-3 Statutory Rape (unless the age of the perpetrator is 18 years of age or younger)

  • O.C.G.A. 16-6-4 Child Molestation; Aggravated Child Molestation

  • O.C.G.A. 16-6-5 Enticing a child for indecent purposes

  • O.C.G.A. 16-6-22.2 Aggravated Sexual Battery


In relation to crimes where the victim is a minor, O.C.G.A. 42-1-12 includes the following offenses under (a)(4)(A):​

  • (i) Kidnapping of a minor, except by a parent

  • (ii) False imprisonment of a minor except by a parent

  • (iii) Criminal sexual contact toward a minor

  • (iv) Solicitation of a minor to engage in sexual contact

  • (v) Use of a minor in sexual performance

  • (vi) Solicitation of a minor to practice prostitution

  • (vii) Any conduct that by its nature is a sexual offense against a minor


In order for an offender to qualify for registration in the state of Georgia, the offender must either be released from prison or placed on probation, parole or supervised release after July 1, 1996. If an offender who is registered in another state moves to Georgia, the offender is required to register in the state of Georgia.

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