You can search the entire country through the National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW).
Sex offender registries generally include the offender's address, physical appearance, and criminal history.
All fifty states require individuals convicted of certain sex crimes to register.
It is midday Sunday and business is already booming in the bars of Wan Chai.
In poorly written English, signboards outside Lockhart Road hostess bars welcome crewmen off the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz - just arrived in port to offload a few thousand sailors and marines.
The streets are full of frisky young men looking hip and civilian, aiming more for Snoop Doggie Dogg than spit and polish warrior. Trailing them are scores of attractive young women.
If you discover that a registered sex offender is living nearby, you can take steps to increase your family's safety. While failure to register as a sex offender is federal offense, the system for enforcing registration is imperfect—and there are many perpetrators who do not register or keep their information updated according to the terms of the sentence.
In the event that an unregistered sex offender is convicted of a new violent federal crime, up to 30 years can be added to the sentence.
A report on the Wan Chai unregistered sex industry.
Reproduced with the kind permission of the Sing Tao Newspaper Group.
It’s natural to want to take steps to keep your kids and family safe.
One of the ways to be proactive about safety is by staying informed of who is living and working in your neighborhood.
The National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) allows you to search convicted offenders in every state, territory, and tribal area.
A sex offender registry is a list of all convicted sex offenders in a state.