Be sure to click on the links to the left for more information on How to Protect Yourself and Your Family, Facts about Sex Offenders, Frequently Asked Questions, and Sex Offender Registration Requirements in California.
This injunction is in effect until the lawsuit challenging these provisions of Proposition 35, the Californians Against Sexual Exploitation (CASE) Act, is decided or until further notice. Pursuant to California law, the Department of Justice is authorized to provide specified information on persons required to register in California as sex offenders.
Specific home addresses are displayed on more than 42,119 offenders.
On January 11, 2013, a federal court enjoined the Attorney General and law enforcement agencies from collecting information pertaining to e-mail addresses, internet service providers, and social networking/screen names on sex offender registration forms. Registering law enforcement agencies should black out these fields on the 2012 forms, and should not collect this information until further notice ATTENTION: Beginning January 1, 2013, the Department of Justice is required by law to post static risk assessment scores for sex offender registrants who are eligible to be scored (Penal Code § 290.03-290.09).
These fields will not appear on the 2013 DOJ registration forms (DOJ forms 8047, 8102). For information relating to risk assessments, eligibility, and scoring, please visit the State Authorized Risk Assessment Tool for Sex Offenders (SARATSO) Web site at contained in this site is based on information provided by local law enforcement agencies and other criminal justice entities.
Not all sex offenders have been caught and convicted.
Many sex offenses are committed by family, friends or acquaintances of the victim.
The Department of Justice cannot vouch for sex offender information disclosed on alternate web sites.
By law, a registered sex offender is prohibited from accessing the sex offender site.
However, a registrant is allowed to view the information provided in the Megan’s Law Home Page.