Updated June 2017 Sexting is a new twist on the timeless desire of teens and adults to engage in sexual expression.Sexting involves the practice of creating, sending and/or posting sexually suggestive images or video via mobile phone, email, or over the Internet. More than one in three young adults between the age of 18-24 have sexted, and one in four teenagers have done the same. Despite widespread and oftentimes breathless media coverage of teenage sexting stories, it is hardly confined to the under-30 crowd. The sex offenders register contains the details of anyone convicted, cautioned or released from prison for sexual offence against children or adults since September 1997, when it was set up.
The WSP Identification and Criminal History Section maintains the statewide criminal history records repository.
Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) maintained by the WSP is also provided to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for inclusion in the Interstate Identification Index (III)..
Any action against an offender which is determined to be a violation of law will subject the violator to arrest and prosecution.
Please report all information on offenders directly to the office within that county.
In addition to the conviction CHRI, non-criminal justice requestors (the public) may receive pending arrest offenses under one year old without a disposition, and sex/kidnapping offender registration (SOR) information.
CHRI may be obtained from the State Patrol in : You may run a background check and receive the results immediately by going online and using WATCH (Washington Access To Criminal History).
The AARP Monthly magazine recently updated , advising tech-competent seniors to try sexting as a way to spice up the over-50 love life--complete with a “Sexting 101” section. Most sexting is, by itself, consensual, and intended to be innocuous.
For example, individuals who are dating might send each other nude pictures.
This feature requires either a credit card, or a pre-established billed or non-profit account. Both include all convictions, information on pending arrests less than one year old, and sex/kidnapping offender registration (SOR) information.
Under the Criminal Records Privacy Act, conviction criminal history record information (CHRI) may be made public to anyone without restriction and without the consent of the subject of the record. 501 (c)(3) and that provides emergency shelter or transitional housing for children, persons with developmental disabilities, or vulnerable adults.
Under the Sex Offenders Act 1997, as amended by the Sexual Offences Act 2003, all convicted sex offenders must register with the police within three days of their conviction or release from prison.