|Sexual Offender Information
The California Department of Justice (DOJ) is now required by law to maintain and continually update a website detailing information about sex offenders. DOJ classifies the offenders based on language in the California Penal Code (Section 290).
This Newport Beach Police Department website is intended to provide additional specific information beyond what is found on the DOJ website about sex registrants living in the city that are believed, based upon specific information, to pose a risk to the community. The Newport Beach Police Department maintains local supervision over sex registrants living within the city limits. This information is then controlled and disseminated through the California Department of Justicesí Meganís Law Website (www.meganslaw.ca.gov). The purpose for providing this information is to assist the members of the public in protecting themselves or children who may be at risk.
Newport Beach Police Department Officials consistently obtain and assess information provided to them regarding the necessity for specific information about an offender to be provided to the public (beyond the information contained on the Department of Justice Website). NBPD personnel are in regular communication with The DOJ Sexual Offender Tracking Unit and information regarding the status of registrants is updated continuously.
Some offenders move frequently and do not always register their new locations in a timely manner. Although efforts are made to keep the information depicted on this site up-to-date, please be aware that some of the information may not be current.
It is illegal to use information obtained through this web site to commit a crime against a registered sex offender or to engage in discrimination or harassment against a registered sex offender.
If you have specific questions about the website or laws related to sex registrants please call NBPD Sgt. Doug Jones at 949-644-3775.