Does a Sex Offender Live in Your Neighborhood?

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We should not minimize the powerful hold sex addiction can have on a person. As with all sin addictions, the only true cure for sex addiction is Jesus Christ. We have all sinned and fallen short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23). Because of our sin, we all deserve the judgment of eternal death (Romans 6:23). Jesus, who was God in human form, paid the eternal/infinite penalty for us (2 Corinthians 5:21). If we fully trust His sacrifice on our behalf as the full payment for our sin, receiving Him as Savior in faith, He promises that all of our sins are forgiven. Then, God makes us a new creation (2 Corinthians 5:17) and begins the process of conforming us to His will (Romans 12:1-2), including enabling us to overcome sin and break any sin addictions we have. “Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord” (Romans 7:24-25).

Sex Offenders Near You: Stats and Resources for 2019

Worried about sex offenders in your neighborhood? While it’s unlikely a stranger will target you or your family, knowing more about criminals in your area can help you make smarter decisions to protect your loved ones.

We looked at all 50 states to determine which had the most sex offenders per capita. Below we share our findings along with some resources and tips to help keep you and your family safer.

Sex Offenders Near You

Which states have the most sex offenders?

Oregon has the highest rate of sex offenders at 688 per 100,000 residents. Arkansas isn’t far behind with 536.

If you want to know whether your state is one of the worst for sex offenders, here are the 10 states with the most sex offenders per capita.

RankStateRegistered sex offenders per 100,000 people
1Oregon688
2Arkansas536
3Delaware491
4Michigan440
5Wisconsin435
6South Dakota425
7Wyoming415
8Kansas362
9Tennessee359
10Florida and Mississippi356

States with the fewest sex offenders

Maryland has the fewest sex offenders at 125 per 100,000 residents. Indiana is a close second with 150. Does your state fall in our top 10?

These are the states with the lowest rates of sex offenders:

RankStateRegistered sex offenders per 100,000 people
1Maryland125
2Indiana150
3Connecticut152
4Ohio158
5Massachusetts and Pennsylvania164
6Oklahoma176
7New Mexico182
8New Jersey183
9Iowa188
10Kentucky196

Methodology

Our report uses data from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children*, which performs annual surveys of individual sex offender registries for each state.

We compared the total number of offenders with census data to determine the number of registered sex offenders per 100,000 residents in each state.

How to find sex offenders near you

If you live in a state with a higher rate of sex offenders, there are some resources you can use to keep track of registered offenders in your neighborhood. It comes as no surprise that knowledge is the first step in protecting our loved ones and communities. Our sex offender map will help you to detect potentially dangerous sex offenders in your neighborhood and other areas of interest. You’ll never have to wonder “are there sex offenders in my area?” again.

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Family Watchdog

Family Watchdog lets you search by ZIP code, address, or school name to show the addresses of nearby sex offenders. The service is free and uses public records to compile an accurate map of nearby offenders, as well as the severity of their charges. Offender profiles show a photo, which we find useful.

National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW)

The NSOPW is the Department of Justice’s sex offender registry. It works a lot like Family Watchdog, but it recently released a mobile app that includes a map and lets you search for nearby offenders by name, ZIP code, and address.

How does the sex offender registry work?

A sex offender registry helps governments and local authorities keep track of sex offenders. Sex offenders are legally obligated to register and update local authorities on any changes to their address.

The US uses an offense-based registry, a black-and-white approach to labeling sex offenders that leaves the severity of an offender’s crimes uncertain. That also means it’s harder to know the risk level if you’re living in their neighborhood. If you want to learn more about a local sex offender’s arrest history, Family Watchdog can help you gain access to their arrest records.

Safety tips for you and your family

Many people in the sex offender registry aren’t a threat to you and your family, but it’s still smart to take some precautions. So if you find one or more registered sex offenders living in your neighborhood, there are some things you can do to ensure the safety of your family.

Get to know your neighbors

It’s a good idea, in general, to get to know your neighbors, but if there’s a sex offender in your neighborhood, they can help keep an eye on your kids when they’re playing outside or waiting at the bus stop in the morning—especially if they have kids as well.

Set safety standards with your kids

Don’t let your kids wander the neighborhood alone. Make sure they’re always with a group or supervised by an adult. Consider driving them to school or walking them to the bus stop so they don’t get caught on their own.Best home security systemsVivintBest home automation & equipment View PlansFrontpointBest easy DIY installation View PlansADTBest reputationView PlansSimpliSafeMost flexible contractsView PlansCoveGreat no-contractView Plans

Install a home security system

Upgrade your home with a security system that comes with camerasmotion detectors, and intrusion sensors. That way you can keep a better eye on your home, property, and family’s protection even when you’re not home.

Protect yourself

Consider carrying small self-defense items like pepper spray if you’re running or walking alone—especially when it’s dark out. Source

Keep an eye on the sex offender registry

Sex offenders move as much as anyone else. Check back on the registry periodically to keep an eye on any new offenders that might have recently moved into your neighborhood. Sex Offenders in My Area, Search now for FREE!

National Sex Offender Public Website—coordinated by the Department of Justice—enables every citizen to search the latest information from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and numerous Indian tribes for the identity and location of known sex offenders.

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