Douglas County officers use technology to track sex offenders

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. -- They are tracking sex offenders across Colorado to make sure they stay out of trouble.

Officers from several jurisdictions are working on operation "Clean Sweep" in Douglas County, in order to verify that the 160 registered sex offenders in unincorporated Douglas County are living where they say they are.

Officers also get information on things like Facebook accounts, and other people living in the same household.

It all goes into a state-of-the-art sex offender management and tracking system at the Douglas County Sheriff's Department.

It complies sex offender information from nearly 60 Colorado agencies.

Citizens can also use this system to put in an address and pull up registered sex offenders. You can also sign up to get emails when a sex offender moves near your neighborhood, your schools, parks and other addresses.