There is a National Sex Offender Public Website allowing every person in this country to search the latest information from all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and Indian tribes. A monthly news letter is also available that provides you with important information and safety tips to protect family members. This article will name names of both government and non-government sites which will allow you to discover if there are any sex offenders living on your street or nearby areas.
Your First Step In Knowing Who And Where Sex Offenders Are Located.
All parents, teachers and other guardians of children who are concerned about the safety of their loved ones can often reduce the risk their children and even adults face by educating themselves as to where these offenders reside. All registered sex offenders are listed in a national and state data base, which is available to the public 24/7 online. You can also take advantage of the criminal background check websites. The listings are easy to understand and, for the most part, will include complete names and home addresses letting parents insert their zip code and find out which homes on your street or neighborhood may conceal potential threats to their children.
Non-Governmental Information Sites!
* Family Watchdog.com: They're mantra is: "awareness is your best defense." Here you search by name if you're looking for a particular person.
* Criminal Checks.com: Here you can search by name or zip code to locate registered sex offenders in all 50 states. If you search via zip code, you can even download a map.
* Vision 20/20.com: This site has a plethora of information including a free automatic alert that will let parents know then their teenager is driving over the speed limit. It also provides a "tracking device plus a free sex offender search.
National And Government Sites!
* The National Alert Registry: This agency has over 500,000 listings of sex offenders that includes names, addresses and even pictures of the sex offender. The best part of this national site is users can register their entire neighborhood with the registry and receive RED ALERTS by e-mail whenever a new sex offender name is added to the list.
* Megan's Law Nationwide: This website has links to most all the other sites and more that have been mentioned here. It also can link to states and offenders who are using child pornography. This site is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice and lets users search for violent sex offenders who may prey on not only children, but adults as well.
Note: If you're only interested in your particular state, sex offender websites are available in all 50.
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date posted: 2015-04-10 20:16:29