Where can I find a list of any nearby sexual offenders?
There are a few locations online where you can search and find any nearby sexual offenders that are near your home.
United States State Offender Registries
On March 5, 2003 the Supreme Court ruled that states within the United States can place lists of state sex offenders with pictures and additional information about each offender. Finding nearby sexual offenders as well as other nearby convicted criminals can be done through the NSOPW.
Announced on December 15, 2004 the Minister of Public and Safety and Emergency Preparedness announced Canada would maintain its National Sex Offender Registry. Although the Registry can only be accessed by law officials, additional information about the Canadian Registry can be found through the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
The Sexual Offences Act was passed into Parliament in 2003. A listing of sexual offenders in Ireland and the UK can be found at TheUKDatabase, linked above.