The Kansas Bureau of Investigation KBI has established this website to facilitate public access to information about persons who have been convicted of certain sex, violent and drug offenses, as set forth in the Kansas Offender Registration Act K.
Kansas sex offender laws include complex registration requirements for most sex crime convictions. These requirements are very serious, and if not followed to the letter, often result in re-incarceration. There are many problems and legal issues with sex offender registries, not the least of which are the inconsistencies among states, the confusing language of the requirements themselves, and the continual changing of the rules for the sex offender registry in Kansas. The registry is controlled by the Federal Bureau of Investigations for all states and territories in the U. It is only accessible by law enforcement. However, one federal requirement is that each state make available a public database for those sex offenders it determines must register.
Rape: K. Knowingly engaging in sexual intercourse with an individual who is overcome by force or fear, or an individual who is unconscious or physically powerless is a severity level 1 person felony in Kansas and carries up to months in prison 54 years if convicted. Knowingly engaging in sexual intercourse when an individual is unable to give consent due to mental disease or defect or when an individual is unable to consent because of the effects of alcohol or drugs also constitutes a level 1 person felony which, again, can mean decades in prison.
Sexual intercourse with who is under the age of 14 also constitutes rape. Engaging in sexual intercourse with an individual whose consent is based upon a misrepresentation by the suspect that intercourse was a medical or therapeutic necessity is a severity level 2 person felony in Kansas.
Criminal sodomy in Kansas includes anal or oral sexual penetration between individuals who are over the legal age of consent and members of the same sex. This sex crime law includes sodomy with who is over 14 years of age but less than 16 years of age; Or causing between the ages of 14 and 16 to engage in sodomy with any other person or animal. Aggravated criminal sodomy includes sodomy with under 14 years of age or causing under 14 to engage in sodomy with any person or animal.
Each of these offenses is a level 1 person felony.
More information on the aggravated sodomy laws in Kansas. Sexual battery is defined as the touching of a person over the age of 16 who is not the spouse of the offender when there is no consent.
The touching must be committed with the intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires of the offender or another person. Aggravated sexual battery is defined as the touching of an individual over the age of 16 who does not consent when that touching is committed with the intent to arouse or satisfy sexual desires of the offender; when the victim is overcome by force or fear; when the victim is unconscious or physically powerless, or when the victim is unable to give consent because of mental disease or defect or because of the effect of alcohol or drugs.
Kansas Aggravated sexual battery is a severity level 5 person felony carrying 31 and months in prison. Under sexual assault law, indecent liberties with is defined in Kansas as the lewd fondling or touching of who is over the age of 14 but less than 16 when the fondling or touching is committed with the intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires of the child or the offender, or soliciting to engage in lewd fondling or touching of another person with the intent to arouse or satisfy sexual desires. Indecent Liberties with in Kansas may be a severity level 3 or severity level 4 person felony, depending upon the act itself.
Aggravated Indecent Liberties with includes sexual intercourse with over the age of 14 but younger than 16; or engaging in lewd fondling or touching with over 14 but under 16 when the child does not consent.
Aggravated indecent liberties with is also defined as any lewd fondling or touching of under 14 years of age. When Aggravated Indecent Liberties is committed with over 14 years of age but under 16, the crime is a severity level three personal felony. Unlawful Voluntary Sexual Kansas K. Unlawful voluntary sexual relations is defined in Kansas as engaging in voluntary Sex intercourse, voluntary sodomy or voluntary lewd fondling or touching with who is over 14 years of age but less than 16 years of age when the offender is less than 19 years of age and is less than four years older than the victim.
This crime also requires that the child and offender are members of the opposite sex Kansas the only parties involved in the act.
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Unlawful intercourse constitutes a severity level 8 person felony. Sodomy constitutes a severity level 9 person felony and lewd fondling or touching constitutes level 10 person felony. An arrest for solicitation under this sex crime law is defined as enticing, inviting or persuading over 14 but less than 16 to commit or consent to an unlawful sexual act or persuading such to enter a vehicle, building, room or secluded place in order to perpetrate an unlawful sexual act upon or with the. Indecent solicitation is a severity level 6 person felony.
Aggravated indecent solicitation is defined as above for a victim under the age of Aggravated indecent solicitation constitutes a severity level 5 person felony. Electronic Solicitation: K. Electronic solicitation is defined as utilizing electronic means such as telephone, internet, etc.
If the offender believes the person to be over 14 but less than 16, the crime constitutes a severity level 3 person felony. If the offender believes the person is under 14 years old, the act constitutes a severity level 1 person felony.
These Internet solicitation cases are frequently the result of undercover sting operations conducted online and in the field by law enforcement operatives. An electronic or Internet solicitation case relies heavily on technology to prove the intended solicitation, and will require a sex crime defense lawyer who is very familiar with the technologies and tactics used by the prosecution.
Sexual Exploitation of : K. This sex crime is commonly referred to as Possession of Child Pornography in Kansas. It is defined as possessing any visual depiction of under the age of 18 who is shown or heard engaging in Sex explicit conduct for the purpose of arousing or satisfying sexual desires of the offender or any other person.
A parent or guardian who has custody or control of and knowingly permits such child to engage in, or assist another to Kansas in sexually explicit conduct for the Kansas of promoting a performance, or for the purpose of obtaining a visual depiction also constitutes sexual exploitation of .
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Unlawful Sexual Relations: K. Unlawful sexual relations is defined as engaging in consensual sexual intercourse, lewd fondling or touching, or sodomy when the offender is in a position of power or influence, while the victim is particularly susceptible to this power, influence or manipulation. Persons falling under this sex crime include teachers, police officers, correctional officers, employees and contractors of jails and prisons.
Unlawful sexual relations may constitute a level 4 or 5 person felony, depending on the act and the role of the parties involved.
Lewd and Lascivious Behavior: K. Lewd and lascivious behavior is defined as publicly engaging in otherwise lawful sexual intercourse or sodomy with knowledge or reasonable anticipation that the participants are being viewed by others.
This sex crime also includes publicly exposing a sex organ or exposing a sex organ in the presence of a person who is not the spouse of the offender, and who has not consented thereto, with intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desires of the offender or another. If committed in the presence of a person 16 years or older, this is a Class B nonperson misdemeanor.
If committed in the presence of a person younger than 16, it is a severity level 9 person felony.
Other Kansas sexual offenses include prostitution, promotion of prostitution, incest, aggravated incest, and patronizing a prostitute. If you or someone you care about is facing any of these charges, or is under investigation for any of the above Kansas sex crimes, call us for a free consultation immediately.
Either of these two acts constitutes a severity level 5 person felony in Kansas.