Yes, all sex offenders are required to obtain a credential from the MVD.The credential which is obtained annually, looks identical to any other license except when a law enforcement official checks the status of the credential it indicates that the individual is subject to sex offender registration.
If a juvenile is adjudicated delinquent of an act that would require an adult to register, the court can require the juvenile to register until the age of twenty-five.
Community notification laws may apply if ordered by the court.
The community notification process in Arizona is triggered by a sex offender's release from jail/prison or sentence to probation.
When this occurs, the respective county adult probation agency or Arizona Department of Corrections (DOC) is required to enter information about the offender into a statewide accessible database.
The Arizona risk assessment evaluates nineteen different criteria that have been identified by treatment experts as good predictors of future behavior. 13-3825 once the appropriate community notification level is established, the local law enforcement agency is required to complete a community notification. The notification shall include a flyer with a photograph and exact address of the offender as well as a summary of the offender's status and criminal background.