A sex offender could be living next to your kid's playground

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- As your kids gear up for summer break, Action News uncovered which parks have the most sex offenders nearby.

In Richland, Howard Amon Park tops the list. Three sex offenders live within a mile of the downtown Richland hotspot.

In Kennewick, you'll want to be extra careful around Keewaydin Park. Six registered sex offenders live nearby.

And across the river, Chiawana Park is tops in Pasco. There is just one sex offender living within a mile of the park.

KEPR learned the only park in all of the Tri-Cities without sex offenders nearby is Sacajewea Park in Pasco.

For a list of sex offender listings in Benton County, click here. For sex offenders in Franklin County click here. For sex offenders in Walla Walla County click here.