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  • UPDATE: PHOTOS Of Sex Offenders Who Live In Kootenai County

    UPDATE: PHOTOS Of Sex Offenders Who Live In Kootenai County

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 6:50 AM EST2014-02-26 11:50:17 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Do you know who lives next to you, or in your neighborhood? KHQ has teamed up with local law enforcement agencies to keep you updated on sex offenders that may be living close to you. The latest photos are from the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office website. All of the offenders have served their time and are not wanted by authorities.More >>
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  • PHOTOS: Sex Offenders Living In Whitman County

    PHOTOS: Sex Offenders Living In Whitman County

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 12:55 PM EST2014-02-11 17:55:07 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Do you know if there are sex offenders living near you? The Whitman County Sheriff's Office has a website where you can check if there are sex offenders in your area. We've made it easy for you and published the photos here on KHQ.com. LOOK AT THE PHOTOS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>>More >>
    KHQ.COM - Do you know if there are sex offenders living near you? The Whitman County Sheriff's Office has a website where you can check if there are sex offenders in your area. We've made it easy for you and published the photos here on KHQ.com. LOOK AT THE PHOTOS INSIDE OF THE STORY>>>
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KHQ.COM - Protecting your children is a top priority for most parents and that includes protecting them from dangerous people who've harmed children in the past. There’s an on-line tool that helps parents determine who is living near them and if they’re a threat to their kids.

The website is linked to the Spokane County Sheriff’s website and is called Offender Watch. It allows the user to enter an address and see whether there are any registered sex offenders living in the area. The website also posts offenders’ names, their descriptions and their convictions.

Knowing who is living near you and living in the areas where our children play is one of the first steps one can take in protecting their kids. To see if there are any sex offenders living near you, you can check out Offender Watch here: http://www.icrimewatch.net/index.php?AgencyID=54488

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