Awareness is a key aspect of safety; safety for yourself, your family, your children, and for your neighbors. It takes just a few moments, and a few mouse clicks to determine if a person has been listed in the United States Department of Justice’s “Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website.”
- Type the following into your computer browser’s address field: http://www.nsopw.gov/Core/Conditions.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1
- Push the Enter key or click your browser’s navigation button.
- You will be presented with a screen allowing you to read and agree to the “Conditions Of Use.” If you agree to the Conditions, click the ‘I Agree” button.
- Type the Last and First names of the person for whom you wish to research. Click on the ‘Search’ button, or push the ‘Enter’ key.
- Information about this website, formally known as the “National Sexual Offender Public Registry,” can be found at the following site:
- Crime prevention, detection, and criminal apprehension require proactive involvement. One of the very best methods of involvement is to participate in, or start, a Neighborhood Watch group. The National Crime Prevention Council provides helpful tips for starting a group: http://www.ncpc.org/topics/neighborhood-watch . The site also provides information regarding many related safety topics.
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