In this regard, the Department accepts no responsibility or liability for damages of any kind resulting from reliance on this information or lack thereof. Safari 1. The Bureau was charged with maintaining a central registry of sex offenders and child predators. Any person who uses information contained in or accessed through this Website to threaten, intimidate, or harass any individual, including registrants or family members, or who otherwise misuses this information, may be subject to criminal prosecution or civil liability. On January 1, Louisiana legislature amended the state's existing sex offender registration laws to bring them into conformity with the provisions of the new Adam Walsh Act. Megan's Law The brutal rape and murder of 7-year-old Megan Kanka prompted a public demand for broad based community notification of the location of known sexual predators. Louisiana State Police. It is possible that information accessed or obtained through this Website may not reflect current residences, employment, school attendance, or other information regarding such individuals, and users are forewarned that it is incumbent upon them to verify information. Although the Registry makes diligent efforts to timely update information on the Website, the information contained herein is compiled from submissions from those agencies required by law to submit information to the bureau on sex offenders, and hence, is only as timely as it is submitted. You can learn more about the program and limitations placed on sex offenders at the Louisiana State Police website. In broad terms, the Wetterling Act set guidelines for the state sex offender registration programs. The primary responsibility of keeping track of sex offenders and child predators located in Louisiana lies with the Louisiana State Police. Using this Website, the public has access to public information regarding the reported physical whereabouts or location of convicted sex offenders, sexually violent predators, and child predators. Act During the Regular Legislative Session, Act was passed by the Louisiana Legislature amending this state's existing sex offender registration laws to bring them into conformity with the provisions of the Jacob Wetterling Act, Megan's Law, and the Pam Lyncher Act. Any individual who believes that information contained in this state Website is inaccurate should communicate with the State Sex Offender and Child Predator Registry, the agency responsible for compiling and updating the information with respect to the state Website. The registry was initially established as a manual reporting and retrieval system. This service is provided to you free of charge.