Through various funding opportunities, research, and more, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is working to provide critical information and resources to personnel and to support programs.
- National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Infographic
- Victim, Perpetrator, and Incident Characteristics of Sexual Victimization of Youth in Juvenile Facilities, 2018 - Statistical Tables
- Tracking Sex Offenders: Federal Law, Resources Have Led to Marked Improvement of State Registries, But More Work Is Needed
Programs & Initiatives
Following are examples of programs and initiatives from OJP and the OJP program offices related to this topic:
Frequently Asked Questions
To obtain information about or locate sex offenders in a specific area, please visit the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW), a Department of Justice website which allows you to conduct a nationwide search of sex offender registries using a number of different search options. NSOPW enables every citizen to search the latest information from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. Territories, and participating tribes for the identity and location of known sex offenders.
Also visit the Federal Bureau of Investigation Sex Offender Registry webpage where you can view state-specific registry websites.
For additional information about sex offenders, visit the Sex Offenders Special Feature.