Costumes and candy certainly come to mind when you think of Halloween.
For some parents, the number of registered sex offenders in their neighborhood is an afterthought.
There is no state law that prohibits sex offenders from participating in Halloween events. So sheriff's officials say it is up to the parent to do the research.
Probation and parole departments throughout the state work with sex offenders on Halloween to ensure that they do not commit any further crimes.
Click on the link below to track sex offenders in your neighborhood.