Flagler County Sheriff's Office checking on sex offenders in preparation for Halloween

Parents can check site for neighborhood sex offenders before trick-or-treating

People trick-or-treat in a Brooklyn neighborhood on Halloween night

We're only one day away from Halloween, and hundreds of parents and children are getting ready for trick-or-treating.

OffenderWatch® a sex offender mapping and alerting service aids citizens in avoiding risky homes. 936 of those sex offenders have never been classified at all, which means you may be living next door to a Level 3 sex offender and have no idea. IL law prohibits all sex offenders who committed a crime against a child from distributing candy or others items to children on Halloween.

Speical law enforcement teams conducted "Knock and Talks" in Milwaukee County Sunday at the homes of known sex offenders amid Halloween festivities.

This curfew only applies to sex offenders who are now on probation or parole.

Reach says there is nothing in Alabama's sex offender law that says sex offenders have to go to a certain location on Halloween or that they should not welcome trick or treaters.

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" We know who they are", Lucio said, adding that patrols will be checking on them.

The first app is called "Sex Offenders Search for iPhone", which has also been featured on The Today Show.

Mann says that there are other steps you can take to make sure your child is safe, including staying in familiar neighborhoods and ending the night early.

There are creeps out there you don't want your kids to come near. But instead of it being little ghosts and goblins, it will be a deputy with the Jasper County Sheriff's office.

The objective of the checks is to verify the address of the offender and also to see if there's anything going on that deputies should be concerned about.

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