Sex Offenders

City Ordinance 599-2006
This ordinance regulates the location where sex offenders may reside in the city limits.

Sex Offender Residency Prohibition, Penalty, and Exceptions
(a) If a person is required by Chapter 62 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure to register with a local law enforcement agency because of a violation involving a victim who was less than 17 years of age, it is unlawful for that person to establish a permanent residence, establish a temporary residence, or to be a recurring visitor at a residence, located within 2,000 feet of any premises where children commonly gather including but not limited to, a school, day care center, playground, public or private youth center, public swimming pool or video arcade facility, as those terms are defined in Sections 341.064 and 481.134 of the Health and Safety Code of the State of Texas and Section 422 of the Human Resources Code of the State of Texas. View the complete ordinance (PDF) for more information.

Map of Prohibited Areas
View a map of the prohibited areas.

Sex Offender Registration Times
The Dickinson Police Department will conduct sex offender registration during the allotted times, by appointment only.
  • Monday: 8 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Note: Appointments must be made with the registering official at least 24 hours in advance. It is the registrant’s responsibility to schedule an appointment in a timely manner to comply with the registration date requirements. Proof of identification and residency will be required at the time of registration.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Detective Tim Cromie, Sex Offender Registration Compliance Officer, at 281-337 6359.

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