Sex Offenders Catch A Break Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

Sex Offenders Catch A Break Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George advises the public that the Sex Offender Registry, a division of the V.I. Department of Justice will be closed to the public due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

However, registration requirements remain in place. Sex offenders who are residing, employed, or attending school in the territory and need to register or update their information must do so telephonically or via email.

Offenders must understand that failure to comply with these obligations will subject them to prosecution for failure to register.

To register or update information, please contact Shani Pinney, Territorial Sex Offender Registry Program Manager: (340) 774-5666 ext. 10191, (340) 714-9645 or Inais Borque, Territorial Sex Offender Registry Coordinator: (340) 773-0295 ext. 20250.

This limited service will continue at the VIDOJ Sex Offender Registry until further notice. For more information on COVID-19, please visit the USVI Department of Health website,, or text COVID19USVI to 888777.