2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:643 - Registration of offenders who commit violent offenses against peace officers

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:643 (2018)

§643. Registration of offenders who commit violent offenses against peace officers

A. Any adult residing in this state who has pled guilty to, has been convicted of, or where adjudication has been deferred or withheld for the perpetration or attempted perpetration of any offense against a peace officer as defined in R.S. 15:642 shall register within ten days of establishing residence in Louisiana, or if a current resident, within ten days after release from confinement with the sheriff of the parish of the person's residence and with the chief of police if the address of the residence is located in an incorporated area which has a police department. If the adult resides in a municipality with a population in excess of three hundred thousand persons, he shall register with the police department of his municipality of residence.

B. Any person required to register pursuant to this Section shall provide the law enforcement agency as required by Subsection A of this Section with his name, address of offender's place of residence upon release from confinement, date of birth, social security number, any aliases used by the offender, crime for which the offender was convicted which gave rise to the requirement to register under the provisions of this Section, and date and place of conviction. The sheriff of every parish and the chief of police of each municipality shall also record the fingerprints of all persons who register with those law enforcement agencies in accordance with this Section.

C. The law enforcement agency that receives information in accordance with the provisions of this Section shall forward such information to the bureau for inclusion in a central registry as provided in R.S. 15:645 within five days of receiving such information.

D. Any person required to register pursuant to this Section shall maintain his registration for a period of ten years.

Acts 2005, No. 163, §1, eff. June 28, 2005; Acts 2011, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 18, §1.

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