Meghans law sex offender

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Informational Only. The California Department of Justice has not considered or assessed the specific risk that any convicted sex offender displayed on this website will commit another offense or the nature of any future crimes that may be committed. Legal Limits on Disclosures. Only information on registered sex offenders allowed to be disclosed under California law appears on this website.

Megan's Law

Megan's Law: Crime That Created the Sex Offender Registry | Time

If you are concerned that someone is a child molester or sex offender, you can visit the California Department of Justice's Megan's Law website. The California Department of Justice provides access to information on persons required to register in California as sex offenders. It includes home addresses of offenders in California and listings by zip code, city, and county. The information on the sex offender registry is made available solely to protect the public. Anyone who believes that a child may be at risk for any reason including parents, organizations, and groups or businesses with employees who interact with children. You must be 18 years of age or older; be willing to identify yourself; and have reasonable suspicion that a child is at risk.

The History Behind the Law That Created a Registry of Sex Offenders

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This website offers functionality that requires JavaScript. Megan's Law is named after seven-year-old Megan Kanka, a New Jersey girl who was raped and killed by a known child molester who had moved across the street from the family without their knowledge. In the wake of the tragedy, the Kanka's sought to have local communities warned about sex offenders in the area. In order to prevent a similar tragedy from occurring in the future, on September 6, , California State Assembly Bill was adopted, implementing California's version of the federal "Megan's Law. For more information, visit the California Megan's Law Database.