What is the definition of a sex offender and who must register as a sex offender varies from state to state. These and many other questions are answered by a simple click on the links below.
FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions About Sex Offenders
FAQs (including the definition of a sex offender and who must register) for the States of Texas, New York and Washington are provided here. For a list of Registered Sex Offender sites for all states, please see the next section below.
Registered Sex Offenders - All States
Alphabetical list of all states with links to their registered sex offenders websites, and recent count of registered offenders in each state.
Locations of Registered Sex Offenders
Websites where you can look up the location of registered sex offenders:
National Alert Registery
US Department of Justice, Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website
Child Molestation Prevention
Excerpted from "The Stop Child Molestation Book" by Gene G. Abel, M.D., and Nora Harlow, this study concludes that those who meet the medical criteria of pedophilia commit 95% of child molestations.
Newsletter on Child Abuse...Physical Maltreatment: characteristics that place adults at risk for physically abusing children, and which children are most vulnerable for being victims.
Juvenile Sex Offenders
Repository of articles, laws and links about this controversial topic.
Human Trafficking of Children in the U.S.
Answers to questions about Human Trafficking, such as: What is human trafficking? How do I identify a victim? How does it affect our schools? What are we doing about it?
Sex Offender Legislation
A list (PDF) of all sex offender legislation provides the dates and names of laws and programs enacted from the beginning in 1990. The Adam Walsh Child Protection Act, signed into law in 2006, organizes sex offenders into three tiers and established the national sex offender registry.
Warning from a Convicted Sex Offender
Prior to his execution in 1993, the man who assaulted and killed three young boys - Wesley Allen Dodd - shared a commentary for children to keep them from his victims' fate.
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