Safe Virtual Neighborhood App
Child Safety App for Your Citizens
You can offer citizens a free app right on your website. The SVN app is branded for your agency and includes your Sheriff’s Office contact information.
Your citizens can find offenders, find my family, and contact law enforcement.
Contact us to get your agency started now.
Protect children where they live and play
Over 80% of Americans live within a mile of a registered sex offender. Parents are concerned with the safety of their children while they play in the neighborhood and online. The free OffenderWatch Safe Virtual Neighborhood App helps parents find offenders nearby, keep track of family members, and determine if registered sex offenders live near them.
Find Sex Offenders Near Me
Quickly pinpoint residences of sex offenders currently registered with local law enforcement. Click on the pin to see a photo and details about the offender. Keep aware of offenders near you and use this information to talk to your child about staying away from that location.
Find My Family
It is often difficult to keep track of your child on a bicycle, walking home from school, or visiting grandma. By monitoring your child’s phone, you can track their location as they move about the neighborhood.
Find Sex Offenders Near My Family
Your child is planning to visit a friend in another town or go trick-or-treating with friends in another neighborhood. Now you can track the location of your child, and the location of the residences of registered sex offenders around them.
Get Alerts from the Sheriff
Parents receive an email alert should a registered sex offender move to a residence nearby. Parents also receive safety advisories and information directly from local law enforcement.
Get Help or Contact the Sheriff’s Office
- Learn how to speak to your child about sex offenders
- Get online safety tips
- Contact local law enforcement or quickly dial 911
Protect Children Online
Sexual predators increasingly use the internet to lure or extort the most vulnerable from anywhere online. Parents may choose to add a Protect Plus Subscription, OffenderWatch Safe Virtual Neighborhood adds monitoring of your child’s calls, messages, and email then alerts parents if a child is contacted by a registered sex offender. The Protect Plus subscription of just $9.99 per year covers the entire family for a year.
The OffenderWatch Safe Virtual Neighborhood app monitors the child’s mobile phone to help parents guard their children from unwanted contact by sexual predators.
Alert if My Child is Contacted
By adding a family annual subscription, OffenderWatch Safe Virtual Neighborhood will alert parents if a registered sex offender contacts your child by email, text message, phone call or if your child lingers near a registered offender’s residence.
- Parents can see the numbers of text messages, emails, and calls each month by each child
- Parents are immediately alerted by a contact by a registered sex offender
- Parents receive a text message and/or email with information about the contact and suggestions on what to do
Alert if My Child Lingers Near a Registered Sex Offender’s Home
- Track each child’s location on a map
- Get an alert should your child linger near a registered offender’s address
Important Internet Safety Statistics
- Children who meet and communicate with strangers online are easy prey for Internet predators.
- Predators have easy and anonymous access to children online where they can conceal their identity and roam without limit.
- 89% of teens have a smart phone and 70% are on social media multiple times a day
- Teens overwhelmingly choose Snapchat (41%) as their main social media site, followed by Instagram (22%) and Facebook (15%)
- At least 25% of teens have received sexually explicit texts and emails, and at least 14% are sending sexts.
- 54% of teens report that if parents knew what happened on social media, they’d be a lot more worried about it.
- 45% of sexual assault victims are under 12 years old
- We estimate 80% of addresses have a sex offender within a 1 mile radius
Source: A 2018 study (Social Media, Social Life) conducted by Common Sense Media in 2018
- Child sex trafficking.
- Child sexual molestation.
- Apparent child sexual abuse images.
- Online enticement, including “sextortion.”
Source: The national Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Exploited Children Statistics