OffenderWatch® is the nation's leading registered sex offender management and community notification tool. Erie County's law enforcement utilizes OffenderWatch® to manage and monitor the whereabouts, conduct and compliance status of the registered offenders in Erie County. OffenderWatch® provides the most accurate and timely information available and now this information is available to you! This site includes only the offenders that are managed by the Erie County Sheriff's Office.
Using the free OffenderWatch App, parents can locate registered sex offenders nearby, track the location of their children, get email alerts, and contact this office. For better online safety, parents may choose to add monitoring of their child’s phone. Parents will be alerted should a sex offender contact their child or if the child lingers near an offender’s home.
New York State Sex Offender Registry
The New York State Sex Offender Registry helps protect our families and communities by requiring sex offenders to register, and providing this information to law enforcement and the public.
National Sex Offender Public Registry
National Sex Offender Public Registry (NSOPW) is the only U.S. government Website that links public state, territorial, and tribal sex offender registries from one national search site. Parents, employers, and other concerned residents can utilize the Website’s search tool to identify location information on sex offenders residing, working, and attending school not only in their own neighborhoods but in other nearby states and communities. In addition, the Website provides visitors with information about sexual abuse and how to protect themselves and loved ones from potential victimization.
Sex Offender Registry Information Line
The New York State Sex Offender Registration Act requires the establishment of a telephone number which employers, parents, children's groups and the general public can call to determine whether an individual is a convicted sex offender who is required to register. Inquiries about individuals on the Registry can be made through the 800 number as described above. No such inquiries will be accepted by e-mail.