Criminal misuse of this information subjects the person who misuses it to a sentence enhancement, in addition to the punishment for the crime committed.Civil misuse of this information may subject the person to civil damages and penalties pursuant to California Penal Code Section 290.4 (e) (3) A).Related Information Reporting Crime Reporting Child Abuse Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Other Links SEARCH For Sex Offenders in Your Neighborhood California's Megan's Law CA DOJ Megan's Law FAQs CA Attorney General's Office Child Abuse Council of Santa Clara County The Sexual Assaults Investigation Unit (SAIU) is responsible for managing investigations of all sex offenses reported in the city.
Child Exploitation Detail Our department fields one of the state’s few enforcement groups specifically dedicated to offenses directed at children involving the internet, and to its original mission involving child pornography.
Ours is one of five departments in the state acting as a lead agency of surrounding law enforcement organizations in the national Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
We urge you to review the following: Sex Offender locations and information can also be displayed on a map at Crime CALIFORNIA PENAL CODE SECTION 290 Section 290 of the California Penal Code requires people convicted of certain sexual offenses to register with the local law enforcement agency responsible for the jurisdiction in which they reside within 5 working days of their birthday, and within 5 working days of changing their address. Law enforcement cannot dictate where an offender lives, as long as the offender registers his / her residence with the appropriate jurisdiction.
(Complete requirements are listed in Section 290 of the California Penal Code.) CONDITIONS It is illegal to use information obtained through the Megan's Law web site to commit a crime against a registered sex offender or to engage in discrimination or harassment against a registered sex offender.
California’s Megan’s Law further expanded the information available in 1996.