Do a comprehensive background search of over 500 million court, inmate,
corrections, offender, and fugitive records.
The first on this list is the U.S. Department of Justice national registry, along with the state registries for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. If you're looking for a local registry, use one of the search fields at the top of the page to navigate to the county you'd like to search, though keep in mind that most offender databases are now found at the state level.
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|National Offender Registry |
United States Department of Justice registered offender database. Search all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, and American Indian registries.
Search for released Alabama registered offenders by name, city, county, or zip code. Gives picture, address, crime, and vital statistics.
Alaska Department of Public Safety registered sex offender and child kidnapper database.
This service is provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Click on Offender Search to locate offenders by name, zip code, address, or screen name. Or select Absconder to view a list of offenders who have failed to register.
Arkansas Crime Information Center Level 3 and Level 4 registered sex offenders.
Search this Office of the Attorney General service for California registered offenders by name, address, city, zip code, county, parks, schools, or use the interactive map service.
Colorado Bureau of Investigation database of registered offenders. Provides picture, crime, name, aliases, vital statistics, distinguishing characteristics, occupation, employer, vehicle(s), and address.
Connecticut State Police sex offender registry, searchable by area, name, city, internet name, or email address. Also available is a list of non-compliant offenders.
Delaware State Police offender registry.
|District of Columbia |
Search the District of Columbia offender registry by first/last name, city quadrant, PSA and/or district.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement search for Florida sexual offenders and predators.
Search for released Georgia registered offenders by name, city, county, or zip code. Gives picture, address, crime, and vital statistics.
Guam Courts of Justice registry of Level 1, 2 & 3 offenders. Search the registry or view lists of offenders who failed to register or who failed to update.
Search the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center for registered offenders and offenders against minors by name street, and/or zip code.
Idaho State Police Offender Registry. Search by name, city, county, zip code or map, or view a list of Violent Sexual Predators, Non-Compliant Offenders, or Quarterly Non-Compliant Offenders.
Illinois State Police offender registry.
Click on Search to search the Indiana Sheriff offender registry by address, city, zip code, name, or county.
Iowa offender registry search and list of most wanted sex offenders.
Search for Kansas registered offenders by name, city, county, or zip code. Gives picture, address, race, gender, date of birth, date of original registration, and offense.
Click on Search. Then search for Kentucky registered offenders by name, city, county, or zip code.
Search the Louisiana State Police offender/child predator database by zip code, parish, city and first/last name to view information including date of initial registration, name, aliases, physical characteristics, address information, conviction.
Use this Maine State Police service to search for registered Maine sex offenders by name, city, town, or zip code.
Registered Sex Offenders in Maryland searchable by name, county, address, zip code, higher education, or interactive map.
Massachusetts Offender Registry Board database. Find Level 2 and 3 registered offenders by last name, city name, county, and/or postal code.
Michigan State Police offender registry.
Minnesota Department of Corrections Sex Offender database by zip code, name, city, or county.
|Minnesota | Address Unknown |
Minnesota Department of Corrections list of offenders whose address is currently unknown or in warrant status.
Search the Mississippi offender registry by last name, city, zip and/or county to view information including name, photo, physical description, DOB, address and crime information.
Browse this Missouri State Highway Patrol service by name, county, or zip code for registered offenders.
Registered sex and violent offenders in Montana.
Nebraska sex offender registry. Search by name, region, or location.
Search this Nevada Department of Public Safety service for registered offenders by name, social security number, zip code, or vehicle license plate.
|New Hampshire |
New Hampshire Division of State Police registered criminal offenders.
|New Jersey |
Search the New Jersey offender registry by geographic (county), individual (name and DOB) or advanced search (county, name and physical characteristics) to view information including name, photo.
|New Mexico |
New Mexico Department of Public Safety registered sex offenders. Search by name, zip code, city, county, by internet name, email, or view a list of non-compliant offenders.
|New York |
Search the New York State offender registry by name, county and zip code to view information on high risk/Level 3 offenders including name, photo, DOB, address, physical description, scars, marks, tattoos, aliases and vehicle registration.
|North Carolina |
North Carolina Department of Public Safety offender registry.
|North Dakota |
Search North Dakota Attorney General offender registry by first/last name, city, county and/or zip or browse by alphabetical listing to view information including demographic info, residential address, registration info, offenses and photo.
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Corrections registered offenders and predator search.
Oklahoma registry of sex and violent offenders.
Oregon State Police registered offender database. Search by name, DOB, age range, description, or location. Click on Map Offenders to search by address and view an interactive map.
|Puerto Rico |
Puerto Rico Criminal Justice Information Services registry of convicted abuse and child abuse offenders.
|Rhode Island |
Rhode Island Parole Board & Registered Offender Community Notification Unit registry of Level 3 (high risk) and Level 2 (moderate risk) offenders.
|South Dakota |
South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation offender registry of Tier I, II, and III offenders.
Registered sex offenders in Tennessee.
Texas Department of Public Safety registered offender records.
This SONAR database from the Utah Department of Corrections provides information about registered offenders and kidnap offenders.
State of Vermont Department of Public Safety Crime Information Center sex offender registry.
|Virgin Islands |
United States Virgin Islands Department of Justice offender registry.
Search for registered offenders statewide in Virginia by zip code, county, city, or name. Provides registration dated, name & aliases, description, address, and conviction information.
Search this Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs database of Level II and Level III registered offenders by county, city, zip code, street, name, and/or type of conviction.
Wisconsin Department of Corrections Offender Registry. Provides photograph and vital statistics.
Wyoming Registered Offenders search from the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.