Other information on this website is compiled from reports by local law enforcement. In addition, hundreds of counties and municipalities have passed local ordinances exceeding the state requirements,   and some local communities have created exclusion zones around churches , pet stores , movie theaters , libraries , playgrounds , tourist attractions or other "recreational facilities" such as stadiums , airports , auditoriums , swimming pools , skating rinks and gymnasiums, regardless of whether publicly or privately owned. SORNA requires states to widen the number of covered offenses and to include certain classes of juvenile offenders. In fact, a number of negative unintended consequences have been empirically identified that may aggravate rather than mitigate offender risk. Almost half of those imprisoned for child-victim cases, offended against their own child or other relative. If you have any questions please contact: The most comprehensive legislation related to the supervision and management of sex offenders is the Adam Walsh Act AWA , named after Adam Walsh , who was kidnapped from a Florida shopping mall and killed in , when he was 6-years-old. In some jurisdictions all sex offenders are subject to public notification through newspapers, posters, email, or Internet-accessible database. Prior to Megan's death, only 5 states had laws requiring sex offenders to register their personal information with law enforcement. The RCMP is responsible for the administration and maintenance of the database. Offenders convicted of a child sex offence must notify local police of any international travel. SORNA provides uniform minimum guidelines for registration of sex offenders, regardless of the state they live in.