Sex offender registration for offenders living inside the city limits of Amarillo is administered in accordance to Chapter 62 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. The sex offender must report in person to register or verify information. For Amarillo residents, sex offender registration is located at the Amarillo Police Department, 200 S.E. 3rd Ave., Third floor – Detective Division, Sex Offender Registration Office (Room 361).
|Sex Offender registration appointments are accepted|
Offenders may show up for a “walk-in” appointment during these times. If the office will be closed for any reason, a notification will be left at 378-3596.
Sex Offenders are required to provide the following information for registration and verification:
- Proof of identity-Texas Driver’s License or Texas Identification Card.
- The Texas Driver’s License or Identification Card must have the sex offender’s current address, and
- When applying for the DL or ID, the sex offender must notify the Texas Department of Public Safety that they are a registered sex offender.
- Proof of residence, i.e. a lease, rent receipt, proof of home ownership, utility bill, phone bill, or cable television bill.
Public information on sex offenders can be obtained through the DPS website http://records.txdps.state.tx.us/. If you have questions or information about a sex offender or wish to report a violation, such as an offender not reporting an address change, please contact the Amarillo Police Department.
Contact for the Detective’s Crimes Against Persons Squad: |
Unit Commander – Lt. Scott Chappell (806) 378-9411 Scott.Chappell@amarillo.gov
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USDOJ National Sex Offender Website