Beaufort Co. launches sex offender website

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WTOC) - The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office has announced a new service available to the community to create awareness of registered sex offenders. OffenderWatch® is a database that is used by law enforcement agencies across the country. OffenderWatch® monitors the location, conduct and compliance status of registered sec offenders in the area. The database is updated instantly as deptuties receive information.

OffenderWatch® is accessible through the Beaufort County website Users can see real time information on resgister sex offenders within a given area. Users can also register to receive email alerts if a new sex offender is listed within one mile of the user's specified address.

For more information or questions about the service, citizens can contact the site administrator, Sgt. K Light at 843.255.3410.

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