A positive identification of an individual cannot be conclusively established by comparing name, date of birth, social security number or other information with that provided in this registry. MDPS compiles and provides this information but does not independently confirm the accuracy of all information. Eight of the offenders are women. They are the convicted sex offenders currently registered in Jackson County. Among Jackson County's communities, Moss Point has the most offenders with 80 -- Persons who have been arrested or charged with a registrable sex offense or a child- victim oriented offense are not required to register unless the arrest or charge results in a conviction. The sheriff's department is in charge of tracking that, but it's something I'm certainly going to inquire about. With offenders, Jackson County ranks fourth among Mississippi's 82 counties, trailing only Hinds , Rankin and Harrison counties. Spiers also said the transient nature of the homeless has her working very closely with her counterparts in Harrison County to track the movements of homeless offenders. Jackson County also ranks fourth in sex offenders per capita, with one offender for every residents. Once all requirements with the sheriff's office are met, the offender must go to a Department of Public Safety office where he or she is issued an ID card which they must carry on their person at all times. You can directly access this page and avoid potential monitoring of your use of this site by a private or commercial enterprise or other third party provider by going to: While the majority are from Mississippi, they also come from at least 20 other states, including as far away as Washington, California, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Colorado, New Mexico and Nevada. Any person who provides information to a law enforcement agency regarding a sex offender which the person knows to be false is subject to criminal prosecution. Furthermore the database is compiled based, in part, upon information provided by the convicted offender and such information is not independently verified by MDPS.