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- For Approved Providers & Applicants
- For Individuals Convicted of or Adjudicated for Sexual Offenses
- For Supervision Officers, Agents & Case Managers
- For Victim Representatives
Important News from the SOMB
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- SOMB Guidance to Approved Providers Regarding COVID-19
- Audit Compliance
- CDPS Statement on Legal Opinion Regarding Sex Offender Management Board Conflict of Interest Policies and Procedures
- Statement in response to Office of State Auditor audit of SOMB
- Approved Revisions
- SOMB Quarterly Minute
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Overview of Sex Offender Management in Colorado
What Crimes Designate Someone as a Sex Offender?
16-11.7-102(2)(a) C.R.S. defines a sex offender as anyone who is convicted/adjudicated of the following:
- a sex offense
- any criminal offense if that person had been previously convicted of a sex offense in either Colorado or any other jurisdiction, or if the person has a history of sex offenses
- any criminal offense in Colorado with an underlying factual basis involving a sex offense
The term sex offender also includes a juvenile who has committed a sexual offense.
Sex offense is defined in 16-11.7-102(3)(a) C.R.S. and includes 25 different felony and misdemeanor sex offense crime types including: sexual contact involving minors, use of force/coercion, familial sexual contact, positions of trust, exploitation/trafficking/child prostitution, and use of the internet for a sex crime (luring and child sexual abuse images), among others.