Sex Offender Registration & Tracking Unit (SORT)
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
JANUARY 4, 2021
SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION FOR OFFENDERS WHO REGISTER AT THE MCKINLEY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Please be advised, while in-person registration is required by NM State statue, due to the current COVD-19 public health emergency, as a precaution we have been given approval to register sex offenders over the phone. Offenders who need to register or have questions about registration are to call:
REGISTRATION BY APPOINTMENT MONDAY-THURSDAY 7:00AM-12:00PM AND 1:00PM-5:30PM
What is SORNA?
The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) was created to help law enforcement to ensure the communities are safe by requiring anyone convicted, incarcerated, or on probation or parole as of July 1, 1995 for a sex offense to register as a sex offender. The Sex Offender Registry (SOR) Unit within each county agency is responsible for registering convicted sex offenders and making sure they maintain compliance with the New Mexico Sex Offense Laws. When a county sheriff's office updates a registration, the information is uploaded into a database where information on certain offenders can be viewed by the public.
The purpose of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act is to assist law enforcement agencies' efforts to protect their communities by:
- Requiring sex offenders who are residents of New Mexico to register with the county sheriff of the county in which the sex offender resides
- Requiring sex offenders who are residents in other states, but who are employed in New Mexico or who attend school in New Mexico, to register with the county sheriff of the county in which the sex offender works or attends school
- Requiring the establishment of a central registry for sex offenders; and providing public access to information regarding certain registered sex offenders.
County and Tribal Sex Offender Registration
If a registered sex offender resides on State or Private land in the State of New Mexico they are required to register with the State at the County Sheriff’s Office.
If a registered sex offender resides on tribal land they are required to register with the tribal police department where they reside.
For a list of registered sex offenders who register with the McKinley County Sheriff’s Office please visit our website here
For the Navajo Nation Sex Offender Registry Public Information site, please visit their website here
For the Pueblo of Zuni Sex Offender Registry please visit their website here
The Sex Offender Registration and Tracking Unit is available at (505) 863-1410 or email
Registration is every Tuesday 7am – 5:30pm