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Top Android App: Safe Neighborhood

Top Android App: Safe Neighborhood

Safe Neighborhood provides you with a view into the National Public Sex Offender Registry. Now you can be aware of possible dangers in your area, no matter where you are.

  • Version: 3.0.5
  • Size: 177KB
  • Category: Tools
  • Price: Free



Note: Safe Neighborhood only works where this information is publicly available, and as such it is only available in the United States (and not all states either).

How to use this app:

  • Search by current location, a specific address, or manually select a spot on the map. Also, recall a saved search if you’d like to check whether any new information has been added.
  • View offenders information by clicking on the map marker or the item in the list.
    • Red markers: Offense is rape or involved a child/minor.
    • Yellow markers: Default marker



Offender information disclosed:

  • Full name (and any aliases)
  • Picture
  • Address
  • DOB
  • Race
  • Height/Weight
  • Offenses



Pros:

  • Essential information for parents and those who want to be aware of their surroundings
  • Information is accurate and easy to access as it’s layered in Google Maps
  • Pictures and addresses make it easy to avoid previously unknown dangers



Cons:

  • Some force close issues reported



Conclusion: A must-have app for parents or if you’re interested to know who exactly is living in your neighborhood.

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5 Comments

  1. What a sick app. Spend some money on reintegration and greatly reduce risks. But hey, we can instead waste time and resources to organize the massive harassment, which this app stands for. It might result in more crime, this time against the former offenders. But at least we have an idea WHERE the increase will occur.

  2. When I zoom into map around me there is a red push pin around my house can you plese tell me whhat exactly this is for and for what

    Jeffrey Bertsch

    8870 Taurus Circle North

    Jacksonville, Fl. 32222

  3. Your inaccurate positions of your pins don’t warn of felons in the area they just tell witch hunters group of houses to aim for innocent or not

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