Sex Offender Laws
There are many regulations these days on tracking and requiring a sex offender to register within their state. Many crimes are associated as a sex crime and it's important to be aware of different types. A sex offender can be charged with crimes such as public urination, a second count prostitution conviction or even sending obscene text messages to minors of a sexual nature. Relationships between young adults and teenagers who are underage also can result in sex crimes being committed.
Then we have our serious sex offenses such as sexual assault, rape, child sexual abuse, statutory rape and sexual imposition. These sex crimes can encompass adults and children alike. For this very reason, there are sex offender databases out there. Unfortunately, it is up to the different states to maintain and update their records of those convicted of sexual offenses. This makes it hard for someone trying to find out if someone that just moved next door was a registered sex offender in another state. Although states have their databases, you would have to know which state the person resided previously to access information state specific.
Sex Offender Registries