A Michigan sex offender check can be made using the Public Sex Offender Registry (PSOR) which is maintained by the Michigan State Police (MSP). This online registry is available so that the public can keep track of individuals that pose a potential threat. When performing a sex offender search, one should be careful that the results are truly that of the individual they are searching for. Any adverse action taken unlawfully taken upon a person as the result of a sex offender check may result in prosecution.

Laws – Sex Offenders Registration Act, MCL 28.721 et seq.

Step 1 – Access the Public Sex Offender Registry

To begin a sex offender check, you will need to navigate to the Public Sex Offender Registry (PSOR) website and click the Click Here To Search For Offenders In Your Area link to continue.

Step 2 – Search by Area

To search by area, enter the address you wish to search for, select the Offender Address Type tab and click Search to find your results.

Step 3 – Search by Name

Performing a search by name involves providing a first and/or last name of the person you wish to search for and clicking Search.

Step 4 – Search by City

Enter the city that you wish to search within and click Search to continue.

Step 5 – Search Non-Compliant Offenders

To search the database for non-compliant sex offenders, click the Click Here link.

Step 6 – View Your Results

After performing your search, you will immediately be given a list of your search results.