SONAR (Sex and Kidnap Offender Notification and Registration) aka Utah’s Sex Offender Registry requires many details from an offender in order to register:

  • Name
  • Aliases you use or have used
  • Physical Description Information
    • Current photo of offender
    • Age
    • Sex
    • Race
    • Hair
    • Height
    • Weight
    • Eye Color
    • Scar/Tattoos
  • Address and Other Known Addresses
  • Professional Licenses
  • Type of vehicle offender drives
  • Information on the crime that offender was convicted
    • Description of offense
    • Date convicted
    • Date released from prison
    • Details about offense
    • (Victim information is not listed)

Utah law states that “members of the public are not allowed to use the information to harass or threaten offenders or members of their families; and harassment, stalking, or threats against offenders or their families are prohibited and doing so may violate Utah criminal laws.”  Utah Code Section 77-27-21.5(24)(b-c).

If you are on Utah’s Sex Offender Registry and someone is harassing you, call the police.  If the police are unresponsive due to your status as a sex offender, call a qualified attorney that can help protect you from harassment.