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.
This site includes a link to the state’s sex offender registry and important information about how to protect your family, statistics, and information for victims.
The California Department of Justice provides access to information on persons required to register in California as sex offenders.
California Department of Justice Sex Offender Tracking Program P. Box 903387 Sacramento, CA 94203-3870 (916) 227-4974 The information on the sex offender registry is made available solely to protect the public.
Anyone who uses this information to commit a crime or to harass an offender or his/her family is subject to criminal prosecution and civil liability. (k).) 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.
Any person who is required to register pursuant to Penal Code section 290 who enters this website is punishable by a fine not exceeding $1,000, imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding six months, or by both the fine and imprisonment. You must be 18 years of age or older; be willing to identify yourself; and have reasonable suspicion that a child is at risk.
Be prepared to provide the person's name, his/her address, birthdate, social security number and California driver license number.
If you do not have the above information you need to provide the person's name and at least five of the following identifiers: height, weight, hair color, eye color, ethnicity/race and/or description of scars, tattoos, or birthmarks.
If you have information about a registered sex offender in the Sacramento area who may be in violation of his or her registration requirements, please contact the Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (S. 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, 1996, California State Assembly Bill 1562 was adopted, implementing California's version of the federal "Megan's Law." For more information, visit the California Megan's Law Database On December 15, 2004, the public was given the ability to view sex offenders on the new internet state operated Megan's Law Web site.This web site was the result of California Assembly Bill 488 being signed into law on September 24, 2004.The web site is accessible either directly at or through a link on the California Attorney General's Home Page at