The members of the council shall be appointed in the following manner: Now in the privacy of your home, you can view information about all registered sex offenders in your area, including how close they reside to your own home and your children, all displayed on a convenient map of your neighborhood. The Kids Live Safe nation-wide database of over , registered sex offenders can be searched instantly. Registration of sex offenders; definitions a. Except as authorized under any other provision of law, use of any of the information disclosed pursuant to this act for the purpose of applying for, obtaining, or denying any of the following, is prohibited: The superintendent shall promptly transmit the conviction data and fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Often, you must know the name of the individual for which you are looking and, in many states, you must go to your local police station and complete an information request form. Many states now maintain web sites, but these often have limited functionality. See " Prohibitions on Misuse of Registry Information " below. Background on Registered Sex Offender Laws: I do not accept Pennsylvania's General Assembly has determined public safety will be enhanced by making information about registered sexual offenders available to the public through the internet. The Office of the Attorney General is unable to guarantee the accuracy of this translation and is therefore not liable for any inaccurate information resulting from the translation application tool. Information in central registry to be made available on the Internet a. Site Traffic and Server Maintenance At times this site may receive an extraordinarily large number of visitors. A system of registration of sex offenders and offenders who commit other predatory acts against children will provide law enforcement with additional information critical to preventing and promptly resolving incidents involving sexual abuse and missing persons. By placing this information on the Internet, no representation is being made that the listed individual will commit any specific crime in the future, nor is any representation being made that if the individual commits an offense, that one of the listed offenses will be the offense committed. Knowledge of whether a person is a convicted sex offender at risk of re-offense could be a significant factor in protecting oneself and one's family members, or those in care of a group or community organization, from recidivist acts by the offender.