How do I find registered sex offenders?
Sex Offender Registry Websites.
The National Sex Offender Public Website—coordinated by the Department of Justice—enables every citizen to search the latest information from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and numerous Indian tribes for the identity and location of known sex offenders.
Will I be notified if a sex offender moves into my neighborhood?
In most cases, the police do not notify the public when a sex offender moves into a neighborhood. It is simply not practical for them to knock on every door and let each family know. However, if a case is particularly extreme, authorities may notify the public.
How do I find out if a criminal record is near me?
The best and simplest way to find out about the people living around you is to use a background checking service. These are websites which can search through public information to uncover great detail about virtually anyone. This data is parsed from a variety of sources, most notably criminal and court records.
What state is best for sex offenders?
Kansas, Illinois and Arkansas are the top destinations for sex offenders. Almost three dozen sex offenders moved to Mexico, which has no national sex offender registry. “Sex offenders do shop around,” said Paula Stitz, who runs the State Sex Offender Registry for the Arkansas Crime Information Center.