The Grand Forks Police Department, in accordance with North Dakota State Law, is notifying the City of Grand Forks and the surrounding area of the presence of a Level III (High Risk) Sex Offender living in Grand Forks.

DAKOTA CHRISTIANSON now resides at 1702 22nd Ave South – in the city of Grand Forks, ND. CHRISTIANSON has been convicted of GROSS SEXUAL IMPOSITION. When CHRISTIANSON was 18 years of age he had sexual intercourse with a 12 year old female.

The North Dakota Sex Offender Risk Assessment Committee assigned CHRISTIANSON a risk level of HIGH and as a result has a LIFE-TIME registration requirement in North Dakota.

The Grand Forks Police Department provides for the tracking and verification of those individuals that have been convicted of sex offenses, offenses against children and those that have been adjudicated as sexually dangerous individuals.  This is accomplished through the Offender Tracking and Verification Program (OTVP).  There are 117 offenders registered with the Grand Forks Police Department that either live, work or attend school within the City of Grand Forks.   Of these 117, there are 12 currently assigned a risk level of HIGH.  The rest are classified as MODERATE or LOW risk, or have not been assigned a risk level.

Level III (High Risk) offenders are contacted at least every 30 days to verify their status and, upon initial registration or the assignment of a risk level, a public notification is held as appropriate.  Information about these and other registered offenders is available through specific request to the Grand Forks Police Department, although certain information regarding juvenile offenders is subject to restriction.

Conviction information about Level III offenders may be found at the North Dakota Attorney General’s website: which contains lists of all registered offenders in North Dakota.

If members of the public have questions regarding this program, or have information pertaining to any unregistered offenders, they are encouraged to contact Corporal Hank Becker at the Grand Forks Police Department, Specialized Resource Bureau at 701-787-8083, or via e-mail at