Special Feature: Sex Offenders - Supervision and Management

Publications

Adult Sex Offender Management
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking-Sponsored, July 2015

Resource Package for Paroling Authorities on Sex Offenders
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2014

Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking-Sponsored, October 2014

Evaluation of Sex Offender Residency Restrictions in Michigan and Missouri
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2013

Sex Offenders Monitored by GPS Found to Commit Fewer Crimes
National Institute of Justice, February 2013

Building a Comprehensive Approach to Sex Offender Management in Tribal Jurisdictions: An Action Guide
Center for Sex Offender Management, 2013

Monitoring High-Risk Sex Offenders With GPS Technology: An Evaluation of the California Supervision Program, Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2012

International Tracking of Sex Offenders Working Group: White Paper
Departments of Justice, Homeland Security, State, and Defense, December 2010

Advancing Sex Offender Management Efforts Through State-Level Policy Groups
Center for Sex Offender Management, August 2010

Exploring Public Awareness and Attitudes about Sex Offender Management: Findings from a National Public Opinion Poll
Center for Sex Offender Management, August 2010

Managing Sex Offenders: A Toolkit for Legislators
Center for Sex Offender Management, August 2010

Legislative Trends in Sex Offender Management
Center for Sex Offender Management, 2010

The Role of Judges in Managing Juvenile Sex Offense Cases: Keys to Informed Decision-Making
Center for Sex Offender Management, April 2009

Key Roles of Law Enforcement in Sex Offender Management
Center for Sex Offender Management, December 2008

Twenty Strategies for Advancing Sex Offender Management in Your Jurisdiction
Center for Sex Offender Management, December 2008

The Comprehensive Approach to Sex Offender Management
Center for Sex Offender Management, November 2008

Strategically Monitoring Sex Offenders: Accessing Community Corrections Resources to Enhance Law Enforcement Capabilities
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, August 2008

Tracking Sex Offenders with Electronic Monitoring Technology: Implications and Practical Uses for Law Enforcement
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, August 2008

Sex Offender Residency Restrictions: How Mapping Can Inform Policy
National Institute of Justice, July 2008

Convicted Sex Offenders: Factors That Could Affect the Successful Implementation of Driver’s License-Related Processes to Encourage Registration and Enhance Monitoring
Government Accountability Office, January 2008

The Comprehensive Assessment Protocol: A Systemwide Review of Adult and Juvenile Sex Offender Management Strategies (CAP)
Center for Sex Offender Management, 2008

For additional resources, conduct a search of the NCJRS Abstracts Database.

Comprehensive Approaches to Sex Offender Management (CASOM) Newsletter

The Center for Sex Offender Management has released the following newsletters for grantees of the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking CASOM program:

SMART Watch Newsletter

SMART Watch is the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking’s (SMART’s) newsletter, which highlights ongoing activities, resources, funding opportunities, and events:

Related Resources

Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM)
Sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the goal of CSOM is to improve the management of adult and juvenile sex offenders in the community.

National Institute of Corrections (NIC)
NIC provides training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agencies. See NIC's Sex Offenders page for a compilation of resources capturing current research and trends in the management and treatment of sex offenders.

National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC): FieldSearch
FieldSearch is designed to search an offender’s computer and create a detailed report of their findings. This software can provide valuable information to community corrections personnel regarding the offender’s sexual interest and intensity and can help agencies effectively manage offender computer usage.

Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) Office
The responsibilities of the SMART Office include providing states with guidance regarding the implementation of the Adam Walsh Act, and providing technical assistance to the states, territories, Indian tribes, local governments, and to public and private organizations. The SMART Office also develops the SMART Watch Newsletter, which highlights activities, resources, funding opportunities, and upcoming events related to sex offenders.

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