An offender who meets the sexual predator criteria described in paragraph (4)(d) is a sexual predator, and the court shall make a written finding at the time such offender is determined to be a sexually violent predator under chapter 394 that such person meets the criteria for designation as a sexual predator for purposes of this section. Sexual predators have several tools at their disposal to carry out their sickening abuses on children; fear, isolation, power, and silence are major tactics used by molesters. Perhaps the most effective and deceptive tool predators’ use is the grooming process to prepare their victims for an eventual abuse.
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. How to Locate Registered Sex Offenders. Since 1996, the United States Department of Justice has required all 50 states to have reporting requirements for people convicted of offenses, such as rape, molestation, and other forms of sexual assault.
Family Watchdog is a free service to help locate registered sex offenders in your area. Family Watchdog is a free service to help locate registered sex offenders in your area. Family Watchdog encourages you to use our site to help educate your family on possible dangers in areas that you frequently visit. Predatory Offender Search. This page allows the public to search the BCA database for non-compliant predatory offenders by first name, last name, age (+/- 5 years), and location. Those predatory offenders whose registration with the BCA is up to date will not be available through this search.