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December 2008

Key Roles of Law Enforcement in Sex Offender Management

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The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the roles and leadership opportunities for law enforcement in increasing public safety and reducing the likelihood of further sexual victimization.
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December 2008

Twenty Strategies for Advancing Sex Offender Management in Your Jurisdiction

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Based upon both research and practice, we offer 20 strategies that hold promise for reducing risk and promoting safe communities. Each strategy is illustrated by a case study representing one jurisdiction's efforts to thoughtfully advance practice. These policy and practice initiatives, the underlying rationale and available evidence supporting them, and the accompanying jurisdictional case studies together represent the tremendous progress that has been achieved in our nation's continued efforts to prevent further sexual victimization.
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November 2008

The Comprehensive Approach to Sex Offender Management

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This document offers a promising and well-grounded framework that jurisdictions can consider using to build an informed, integrated set of policies and practices to promote the shared goal of ensuring victim and community safety.
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November 2008

Legislative Trends in Sex Offender Management

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This resource document provides lawmakers and other interested parties, such as agency directors, court officials, and criminal justice practitioners with an overview of legislative trends in sex offender management, the intended objectives of the laws, and key research exploring the impact of these policy initiatives.
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January 2008

Comprehensive Assessment Protocol: A System wide Review of Adult and Juvenile Sex Offender Management Strategies (CAP)

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Jurisdictions across the country recognize clearly that the effective management of sex offenders requires more than supervision and treatment. Indeed, the effective management of sex offenders demands the thoughtful integration of these and other management components and, perhaps as importantly, ongoing collaboration among those who are responsible for carrying out these activities.
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July 2007

The Importance of Assessment in Sex Offender Management: An Overview of Key Principles and Practices

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It is designed for all stakeholders who have a role in sex offender management, whether as gatherers or consumers of assessment data. These stakeholders include judges, release decision makers, evaluators, treatment providers, personnel within correctional facilities, probation and parole officers, and administrators at all levels.
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March 2007

Female Sex Offenders

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This review encompasses what is known about the seemingly low incidence of these crimes and their under-recognition, common characteristics and typologies of female sex offenders, and key considerations relative to assessment, treatment, and supervision strategies. It is intended for a wide range of professionals, including criminal and juvenile justice practitioners, court officials, treatment providers, child welfare personnel, victim advocates, and others who may be involved in the broader management of this special population.
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February 2007

Managing the Challenges of Sex Offender Reentry

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This policy and practice brief is designed to inform the efforts of correctional administrators and staff, parole boards and other releasing authorities, community supervision officials, treatment providers, and non-criminal justice partners as they work collaboratively to support the successful transition of sex offenders from prison to the community while ensuring victim and community safety.
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January 2007

Enhancing the Management of Adult and Juvenile Sex Offenders: A Handbook for Policymakers and Practitioners

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Originally developed for jurisdictions awarded grants through the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, this handbook has been adapted to describe a planning and implementation process that is applicable to all jurisdictions, regardless of size, available resources, or expertise level of those involved in the process.
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November 2006

Understanding Treatment for Adults and Juveniles Who Have Committed Sex Offenses

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The purpose of this brief is to provide a broad overview of current research, professional literature, and practice trends relative to treatment for sexually abusive individuals, in an attempt to better illuminate this rather complex topic for those who have a stake in sex offender management.
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December 2005

Key Considerations for Reunifying Adult Sex Offenders and their Families

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It provides an overview of the dynamics and key issues warranting attention when considering reunification and preservation with sex offenders as part of a broader, more comprehensive approach to sex offender management.
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July 2002

An Overview of Sex Offender Management

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This document can be used to provide a synthesis of the key principles of sex offender management to a wide variety of audiences seeking basic information about this topic.