Sexual predators pose a very real and present danger in every community throughout the US. Regardless of where you live, it is extremely likely, that convicted sexual predators live close by. It is estimated that 80% of all addresses have at least one offender within 1 mile.
Currently over 800,000 registered sex offenders reside in the US. Many of these offenders are rapists and child predators. The United States Department of Justice and Watchsystems LLC concludes that 45% of sexual assault victims are under 12 years of age. 75% of victims know their attacker. More than half of all rape or sexual assault incidents happen within a mile of the victims home. Sex offenders cross socio-economic boundaries, living in both the richest and poorest of neighborhoods.
We encourage you to visit The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW). This is a valuable public safety resource that provides the public with access to up to date sex offender data nationwide. Simply click on your state from the registry map. Look toward the top right of the page and click the link to navigate to your state registry. You can drill down by County/Parish and enter your address to see information on the convicted sex offenders nearby.
Please tell your friends and neighbors and be make to check your home, school, work, gym, day care, park, soccer field, parents or children’s homes – any address of interest to you!