April is Child Abuse Awareness month. One of the ways that children are protected is through the TBI Offender Registry. The search engine can be found online at https://www.tn.gov/tbi/topic/sex-offender-registry-search
The TBI site also provides the following “frequently asked questions.”
How often are sex offenders required to register?
“Sexual offenders” are required to report annually between 7 days prior to, and 7 days after their birthday. “Violent sexual offenders” are required to report quarterly during the months of March, June, September, and December. Sexual offenders and violent sexual offenders are required to report in person within