New York offers tools to check neighborhoods for registered sex offenders before trick-or-treating

NY Capitol Bureau

(via NEWS10) – Before your children head out to trick-or-treat Thursday, you can familiarize yourself with where registered Level 2 and Level 3 sex offenders are living.

By law, only Level 2 and Level 3 sex offenders are included in New York state’s online directory.

According to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, the Sex Offender Registry contains a variety of information about registered sex offenders, including but not limited to: multiple photos, names (aliases), home and/or work addresses, and convictions that required registration, if applicable.

CLICK HERE to access the database and check your neighborhood.

On the database website, you can search for a specific name, by county, or zip code.

Before using the database, you must agree to the following terms and conditions.

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Corina Cappabianca is the New York State Capitol Correspondent. She enjoys reporting on all things government and politics related. Corina began her career as a Political Reporter/Weekend Anchor/Producer at KXMB-TV CBS12 in Bismarck, North Dakota. She has also worked in Syracuse, New York. Corina is a graduate of New York University where she double-majored in Journalism and Politics. As a student, she interned at Fox News Channel and the Fox Business Network.

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