Synopsis of Delawares Sex Offender Law

General Provisions


Delaware State law requires the registration of offenders, both adult and juvenile, who are convicted of certain sex-related offenses, as defined in 11 Del Code § 4121(a)(4).

Offenders are categorized into a Risk Assessment Tier by the sentencing court or the Delaware Attorney General’s Office.

Risk Assessment Tiers


The Risk Assessment Tiers are defined under 11 Del Code § 4121(e). The Tiers are generally referred to as follows:
  • Tier III (High Risk)
  • Tier II (Moderate Risk)
  • Tier I (Low Risk)