§ 599.01  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   DANGEROUS OFFENDER.  A person who has committed an offense, whose history, character, and condition reveal a substantial risk that he or she will be a danger to others, and whose conduct has been characterized by a pattern or repetitive, compulsive, or aggressive behavior with heedless indifference to the consequences.
   REPEAT OFFENDER. A person who has a history of persistent criminal activity, and whose character and condition reveal a substantial risk that the person will commit another offense. It is prima-facie evidence that a person is a repeat offender if any of the following apply:
      (1)   Having been convicted of one or more offenses of violence and having been imprisoned pursuant to sentence for any such offense, the person commits a subsequent offense of violence;
      (2)   Having been convicted of one or more sexually oriented offenses as defined in R.C. § 2950.01 and having been imprisoned pursuant to sentence for one or more of those offenses, the person commits a subsequent sexually oriented offense;
      (3)   Having been convicted of one or more theft offenses as defined in R.C. § 2913.01 and having been imprisoned pursuant to sentence for one or more of those theft offenses, the person commits a subsequent theft offense;
      (4)   Having been convicted of one or more felony drug abuse offenses as defined in R.C. § 2925.01 and having been imprisoned pursuant to sentence for one or more of those felony drug abuse offenses, the person commits a subsequent felony drug abuse offense;
      (5)   Having been convicted of two or more felonies and having been imprisoned pursuant to sentence for one or more felonies, the person commits a subsequent offense;
      (6)   Having been convicted of three or more offenses of any type or degree other than traffic offenses, alcoholic intoxication offenses, or minor misdemeanors and having been imprisoned pursuant to sentence for any such offense, the person commits a subsequent offense.
(R.C. § 2935.36)  (Am. Ord. 3043, passed 9-28-76)