The Sexual Predator and Offender Tracking Unit (SPOT) was created in 2000 to address the growing number of sexual predators and sexual offenders in Pinellas County. The SPOT Unit handles this function countywide.

The mission of the SPOT Unit is to be proactive and aggressive in regards to monitoring, tracking and enforcing Florida State Statutes that relate to registered sexual predators, sexual offenders and career offenders.

The S.P.O.T. Unit is responsible for a variety of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Initial registration
  • Monthly, quarterly or biannual re-registration based on an offenders status

  • Maintaining registration paperwork
  • Neighborhood notifications
  • Address verification
  • Initiating criminal cases in reference to suspected registration violations
  • Conducting surveillance operations
  • Gathering and analyzing intelligence
  • Community awareness

Location & Hours of Operation:

14500 49th Street North, Clearwater, FL
Entrance and parking are on the North side of the building
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

727-582-SPOT (727-582-7768)

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) compiles and provides information about registered sexual predators and offenders in a variety of easily searchable formats. By visiting the links below to various parts of the FDLE website, residents can search for registered individuals by address or map, and can even sign up to receive automatic e-mail alerts when sexual predator or offenders move near their entered address. These functions are a quick and efficient way to stay apprised of registered sexual predators and offenders who may have moved near addresses you frequent such as your home, work, gym, or church.

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