Sex Offender Search or Register a Sex Offender

If you are a sex offender residing in DeKalb County jurisdiction you must register in person at the DeKalb County Jail.

Bring a photo I.D


Proof of address


If on parole, your mandatory supervised release plan


Registration hours are Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm OR by appointment. If you can not come in during these hours call 815-895-4177 and ask to speak to a deputy.

To Search Sex Offenders

Offender Watch is maintained by the DeKalb County Sheriffs Office and lists sex offenders that are registered throughout DeKalb County. The search page allows you to view offenders within one mile of any desired address, or locate offenders by city or last name.

Illinois Sex Offender Registry

The State Police has an information website that offers current legislation and allows you to search for offenders by last name, city or county.