Center for Sex Offender Management
CSOM is a national project that supports state and local jurisdictions in the effective management of sex offenders under community supervision. CSOM's primary goal is to enhance public safety by preventing further victimization through improving the management of sex offenders in the community. CSOM's goals are carried out through three primary activity areas: an information exchange, training and technical assistance, and support to select resources sites and Office of Justice Programs grantees.
Colorado Coalition against Sexual Assault (CCASA)
CCASA is a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations working together toward the elimination of sexual violence. As the collective voice of sexual assault victims, survivors, and those who support them, CCASA's mission is to ensure that those impacted by sexual violence are treated with dignity and respect and have full access to quality services and resources. CCASA achieves its mission through an emphasis on education, prevention, changing public policy and advocating for adequate funding for sexual assault services.
Colorado Department of Corrections (Sex Offender Treatment and Management Program)
The SOTMP conducts sexual offender research and program evaluation, the results of which are posted on the website. Some sex offenders participate in community service projects in conjunction with treatment and contribute information on sexual offending behaviors, including written disclosures of techniques used to manipulate staff and groom victims, which are included on the website.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
NCMEC was established in 1984 as a private, nonprofit organization to provide services nationwide for families and professionals in the prevention of abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children. NCMEC serves as a clearinghouse of information about missing and exploited children; operates a cyber tip line that the public may use to report Internet-related child sexual exploitation; provides technical assistance to individuals and law-enforcement agencies in the prevention, investigation, prosecution, and treatment of cases involving missing and exploited children; assists the U.S. Department of State in certain cases of international child abduction in accordance with the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction; offers training programs to law-enforcement and social-service professionals; distributes photographs and descriptions of missing children worldwide; coordinates child-protection efforts with the private sector; networks with nonprofit service providers and state clearinghouses about missing persons cases; and provides information about effective state legislation to help ensure the protection of children.
National Sex Offender Public Registry
The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) is an unprecedented public safety resource that provides the public with access to sex offender data nationwide. NSOPW is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Justice and state, territorial, and tribal governments, working together for the safety of adults and children.
Other State Sex Offender Registration Websites
Coordinated by the Department of Justice-enables every citizen to search the latest information from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and numerous Indian tribes for the identity and location of known sex offenders.
Rape Awareness and Assistance Program (RAAP)
With this website, you can find information about sexual violence and learn about the services that RAAP provides in metro-Denver. We hope that everyone finds this site useful, no matter where you live. The Rape Assistance and Awareness Program (RAAP) serves primarily Denver, Adams, Arapahoe, Jefferson and Douglas counties. RAAP's ultimate mission is to eliminate sexual assault by educating the public about the prevention of sexual assault and by assisting victims of sexual assault. Since the agency was established in 1983, over 370,000 individuals have benefited from RAAP's services.
The Safer Society Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit agency, is a national research, advocacy, and referral center on the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse. Founded in 1964 as the Prison Research Education Action Project (P.R.E.A.P.) by Fay Honey Knopp, P.R.E.A.P. evolved into the Safer Society Program in 1985, and became the Safer Society Foundation, Inc. in 1995. The Safer Society Foundation, Inc. provides a variety of services related to the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse.
Sex Offender Management Board
The Colorado Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) is a multi-disciplinary Board created in 1992 by the Colorado legislature, per 16-11.7-101 C.R.S., to develop Standards and Guidelines for the Assessment, Evaluation, Treatment and Behavioral Monitoring of Adult Sex Offenders. SOMB has also developed Lifetime Supervision Criteria, Standards for Developmentally Disabled Sex Offenders and Standards and Guidelines for the Evaluation, Assessment, Treatment and Supervision of Juveniles Who Have Committed Sexual Offenses. SOMB Standards are designed to establish a basis for the systematic management and treatment of sex offenders which is intended to improve community safety and protect victims. SOMB is committed to research-based policy development, identifying best practices in sex offender management, as well as utilizing a victim and public safety approach in the development of sex offender management policies. SOMB operates in the Office of Domestic Violence and Sex Offender Management in the Division of Criminal Justice, Department of Public Safety; phone 303-239-4442.
STOP IT NOW!
STOP IT NOW!'s vision is to help end the sexual abuse of children within our generation. STOP IT NOW! is a nonprofit organization founded on the belief and experience that we as individuals and as a society can challenge and change the way we act. STOP IT NOW!'s mission is to call on all abusers and potential abusers to stop and seek help, to educate adults about the ways to stop sexual abuse, and to increase public awareness of the trauma of child sexual abuse.
The following link provides information and assistance available to Colorado victims of violent crime: http://www.coloradocrimevictims.org
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:
Colorado Bureau of Investigation
690 Kipling Street
Denver, Colorado 80215
Voice: (303) 239-4222
Fax: (303) 239-4661