Sex offenders have nowhere to hide. People who use iPhone with Offender Locator application can now be able to locate sex offenders to all the 50 states of US.

Developed by ThinAir Wireless, Offender Locator uses the iPhone's built-in GPS to pinpoint the user's location, and then provide a map listing sex offenders in the local area.

Offender Locator gives everyone the ability to find out if registered sex offenders live in their area, the company on its iTunes page.

 The app can be able to show the photograph of the offender, as well as their address, date of birth and list of convictions.

Knowledge equals safety. They know where you and your family are the company said now it's time to turn the tables so that you know where they live and can make better decisions about where to allow your kids to play.

There are around 50,000 registered sex offenders in the United States.

Convicted sexual offenders need to sign a register and the information collected is then freely available online for public information. Maker of 'Offender Locator' ThinAir Wireless has used the database to build the app.

The app was released in June 02 this year under the category of Utilities after nearly two months in the App store, the 99-cent application is among the ten best-selling paid apps.