Where can I find a list of any nearby sex offenders?
There are a few locations online where you can search and find any nearby sex offenders that are near your home.
United States State Offender Registries
On March 5, 2003, the Supreme Court ruled that states in the United States can place lists of state sex offenders with pictures and additional information about each individual. We recommend Family Watch Dog as it lists offenders as well as their locations on a map. Finding nearby sex offenders as well as other convicted criminals can be also be done through the NSOPW.
On December 15, 2004, the Minister of Public and Safety and Emergency Preparedness announced Canada would maintain its National Sex Offender Registry. Although the National Sex Offender 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 sex offenders in Ireland and the UK can be found at TheUKDatabase, linked above.