How can I find out how many sex offenders live in my neighborhood?
Visit Texas Department of Public Safety Online and search the Sex Offender Registration Database by zip code to find out.
Myths and Facts
Myth – Some women ask to be sexually assaulted by the way they dress or act.
Fact – One person’s behavior does not justify another person committing a crime against them.
Myth – If we avoid strangers we will avoid being sexually assaulted.
Fact – Over 75% of all reported sexual assaults are committed by acquaintances.
Myth – Only young, attractive women are sexually assaulted.
Fact – Targets of sexual assault can be any age, male or female.
Myth – Victims lie about being sexually assaulted.
Fact – Less than 2% lie about being sexually assaulted.