If you have any questions please contact: This will only be temporary until system upgrades are made to accommodate the requirements of the new law. Treatment professionals such as ATSA criticize the lack of evidence of the laws' effectiveness, the automatic inclusion of offenders on the registry without determining the risk of reoffense by applying scientifically validated risk assessment tools , the scientifically unsupported popular belief in high recidivism, and the counter-effectiveness of the laws, which can actually undermine, rather than improve public safety by exacerbating factors e. Accuracy of the Information Contained within this Registry Although the individuals listed on the sexual offender registry are initially identified through fingerprinting and photograph submission to the Pennsylvania State Police, it should be understood that positive identification of any individual whose registration record has been made available on the Internet registry can be verified only through the review of a properly executed fingerprint card. You are cautioned that information provided on this site may not reflect the current residence, status, or other information regarding an offender. The California State Attorney General's Office maintains a Megan's Law Website where you can look up and report information about registered sex offenders. Because information can change quickly, and there may be gaps in data received, the California Department of Justice makes no representation, either express or implied, that the information on this site is complete or accurate. Pennsylvania's Megan's Law, 42 Pa. Although efforts have been made to ensure the information is as accurate as possible, no guarantee is made or implied. Much of that information is gathered from persons who are required to register as sex offenders and to provide, at least once a year, their addresses and other information to local law enforcement. The California Department of Justice has not considered or assessed the specific risk that any convicted sex offender displayed on this website will commit another offense or the nature of any future crimes that may be committed. Please help Pennsylvania State Police locate these offenders. By placing this information on the Internet, no representation is being made the listed individual will commit any specific crime in the future, nor is any representation being made that if the individual commits an offense, one of the listed offenses will be the offense committed. This law was implemented to allow potential victims to protect themselves and allow parents to protect their children.