There are sexual predators in my area, and they are in your neighborhood, too. In virtually all neighborhoods, no matter how small and rural, there are going to be sex offenders. What exactly did these people do? Did the commit sex crimes against children? How do I locate them? When you want to see pictures and locations of sexual predators in your area, you have some options. Let's take a look at how to locate the offenders in your neighborhood, and some of the common crimes they have committed, sometimes against children.
Family Watchdog is the easiest way for me to find if there are sexual predators in my area, and it will work well for your neighborhood, too. The site, www.familywatchdog.com, is free to use, so it won't cost you a dime to find the offenders around you.
Once you log on to the site, you will notice that you can immediately enter a location, in the middle of the screen, blue section, to locate the sexual predators in your area. This will allow you to find all of the offenders in your neighborhood. You can narrow your search right down to the street, if you choose. When you enter the information, you will see a map, listing the sexual predators in your area that are registered with the sex offender registry.
You have the ability to zoom in and out with this map, so you can easily locate the sexual predators in your area, without too much trouble. You will notice a nice color coded mapping system, which is quite easy to follow.
As you explore the site, you will find that you can get pictures of the offenders, and find out what types of crimes they have been convicted of. This will allow you to determine how safe your neighborhood is against these offenders.
There will likely be many sexual predators in your area that have committed crimes against adults and children. There are tons of possible crimes that can be committed against an adult to get on the sex offender registry. Let's take a look at some of the more common crimes. It's is important to note that verbiage may differ where you live. I will try to keep it fairly general, so they match up in most locations. Sexual predators in the area may have committed the following crimes:
Rape: There are several variations of this crime that the sexual predators in your area may have committed. Forcible rape and statutory rape, for example are quite different.
Forcible rape is not consensual. This will also mean that penetration occurred. There are varying degrees with many of these types of sex crimes, and the verbiage can change, depending on specific elements of the crime, so you will need to explore them, should you have a sexual predator in your area that was convicted of one of these types of crimes.
Sexual assault is one of the many crimes the predators in your area may have been convicted of in court. This may or may not include any type of penetration, depending on the specific elements of each of the crimes in this category.
Statutory rape, however, can be a little different. This could be forcible or consensual, depending on the specific details of the case and crime. Essentially, it involves an adult having intercourse relations with a minor. This means that an 18 year old, could be convicted of this sex crime for having consensual intercourse with a 17 year old girlfriend. While still considered a sexual predator, in the eyes of the sex offender registry, it is important to realize that this crime is far different than others. If you see the predators in your area listed on the watchdog site, be sure to explore what they were convicted of, so you know the difference.
Incest is a sex crime, and as such, can land the offender on the registry. There may very well be sexual predators in your area that have been convicted incest. This can include children or adults. Check the offenders in your neighborhood to see if they have been convicted of this type of crime.
Prostitution, which can be either party, is one of the many crimes that sexual predators in your area may have been convicted of in court. These types of crimes involve both members of the exchange, although the specific crime is different.
There are many, many crimes against children that the sexual predators in your area may have been convicted of in court. From pornography to molestation, there are tons of them.
There are some things that you can do to remain safe from the sexual predators in your area. You really need to know their exact locations in the neighborhood. This is possible with the watchdog site listed. Be sure that you drive by the homes of the sexual predators in your area, so you can remember them more accurately.
The safety of your kids is likely the most important thing to you when you are searching for sexual predators in your area. If they are old enough to understand, be sure to tell them where the offenders are, and show them pictures. Be sure they have alternate routes when walking or riding bikes, so they can avoid the locations of the sexual predators in your area. If you do this, you can help to keep your kids safer in the neighborhood.
The use of cell phones with kids is sort of controversial, but it really may be a good idea to help protect them from sexual predators in your area. If you have a phone that no longer has service, the law mandates that it still be capable of dialing 911 for some time after the service has been disconnected. This can be a great safety feature and tool to help keep your kids safe from sexual predators in your area.
Form a neighborhood watch group to help protect your kids. Try to establish safe houses in your neighborhood, where the child will not be afraid to go if he or she is approached by one of the many sexual predators in your area. It's your neighborhood, so keep it safe. If you use precautions, you can help keep your kids safe from the offenders that live near you. It's worth the effort!