Since July 1, 1997, law enforcement agencies throughout the country have implemented “Megan’s Law.” Pursuant to Penal Code section 290.4, police departments are to make sex registrant information available to the public, upon their request. California’s Megan’s Law makes available to adults; juveniles accompanied by parent or guardian, and organizations information on “Serious” and “High Risk” sex offenders in their local community. The California Attorney General's Office has unveiled a Megan's Law internet site containing information on sex offenders.
The informational map on the site is not as clear as what the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office provides. We advise to view the registrant information on the website above and to view the map at the site listed below:
Children and teens are the most vulnerable to Cybersexoffenders online. Cybersexoffenders are Child pornographers, enticers, groomers or travelers. What you can do to protect your child.
Here are some safety suggestions for children and adults on avoiding certain situations or actions.