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US: What Do We Know About Sex Offenders? (Opinion)
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs – August 15, 2017
Recognizing the ever-growing body of research on sex offenders and sexual offending, the Department of Justice’s Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking (SMART) Office developed the Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative (SOMAPI). SOMAPI summarizes the current state of sex offender management research and practice and recommends steps to bolster the evidence behind certain strategies used to contain and manage this population.