Enacted back in 1994, Megan's Law requires public officials make information on registered sex offenders available to the public. The act also requires sex offenders to notify local law enforcement officers of any change in address or employment once their sentence has been served.
It's a terrifying thought, but this means that a convicted sex offender could be living on your block. You'll want to do your part to keep your family aware, vigilant and safe.
That's where the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website can help. It was named for a student, Dru Katrina Sjodin, who was kidnapped and murdered by a sex offender in 2003. You can use it to find out where predators live.