In fact, Oregon has the most registered sex offenders per capita of any state except one, national statistics show. But that same day, he convinced his county mental health worker to help him get a passport. Jeff Barker, co-chair of the House Judiciary Committee, said the list of sex offenders is growing too big to follow. Police often discover violators only after they commit another crime, get pulled over during a traffic stop or because someone reports them. Oregon's public website lists only a fraction — 2. Effort in practicing, and preparation will have to go with putting the time in. They receive about 2, a month between new registrations and address changes. They lose 10 percent of an annual federal crime-fighting grant or, like Oregon, must direct the 10 percent to try to get in line with the federal law. Tighter controls are in place for sex offenders still on parole or probation who want to move out of state. In some cases, community members have to look for the information on their own, for example, on their state registry Web site. Ex-offenders and Felons can get Jobs 3: Most sexual offenses are committed by someone the victim knows — either a family member, friend, intimate partner, or acquaintance. I have 2 felony convictions nearly 20 years ago and every time a background check is done it comes up. Don't give up hope just yet. Supervision also allows trained officers or case managers to provide support to and work closely with parents, school personnel, and others who are responsible for juvenile offenders.