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Center for Sex Offender Management
The Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM) is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance center that supports state and local jurisdictions in the effective management of sex offenders. CSOM aims to provide those responsible for managing sex offenders with ready access to the most current knowledge by synthesizing and disseminating research and effective practices to the field; and by offering specialized training and technical assistance on a wide variety of issues related to sex offender management.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
When a child goes missing the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® is ready to assist families and law enforcement agencies 24 hours a day. NCMEC is able to assist in the most serious child abduction cases by sending specially trained, retired law enforcement professionals to provide support and technical assistance to local law enforcement agencies. No missing child is ever forgotten, no matter how long they have been missing. Through the Biometrics Team, NCMEC coordinates the collection of DNA, dental records and other unique identifiers from family members to search for potential matches, even for long-term cases. The Case Analysis Unit provides direct analytical support to law enforcement for missing and unidentified deceased child cases. Every day NCMEC works to find missing children and reunite them with their families.

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, this link 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.

Safer Society
The Safer Society Foundation is a nonprofit organization consisting of the Safer Society Press and the recently formed Fay Honey Knopp Institute. The mission of the Safer Society Press is to help build a society safe from sexual abuse and personal violence. The mission of the Fay Honey Knopp Institute is to minimize the harmful impact of parental incarceration on American children and families.

Sex Offender Management Board
The Office of Domestic Violence & Sex Offender Management (ODVSOM) supports the Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB). The unit collects, analyzes, produces and disseminates Standards and Guidelines for the assessment, evaluation, treatment, and behavioral monitoring of adult and juvenile sex offenders, policies and information concerning sex offense-specific treatment and supervision.

Victim assistance

The Blue Bench
The mission of The Blue Bench is to eliminate sexual assault and diminish the impact it has on individuals, their loved ones and our community through comprehensive issue advocacy, prevention and care. They strive to change the conversation about sexual assault.

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA)
The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) strives to be the collective voice of rape crisis advocates across the state of Colorado. Their membership includes sexual assault survivors, victim advocates, rape crisis centers, dual domestic violence and sexual assault programs, law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, public health agencies, college and university campuses, medical professionals, offender treatment programs, public officials, as well as other organizations and concerned individuals throughout Colorado. As a statewide coalition, CCASA supports their members, partners, and the broader community through technical assistance, training, information and referrals, educational materials, statewide systems change, and public policy education and advocacy.

Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA)
The Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA) is committed to fairness and healing for crime victims, their families and communities through leadership, education, and advocacy. By operating in an inclusive and compassionate manner, COVA creates solutions and positive change. COVA’s vision is to be recognized as a national leader in building a collaborative environment where crime victims are given the opportunity to heal and restore balance to their lives.

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA)
MESA believes that every person has the right to live free of sexual assault. They are moving to end sexual assault and the suffering it causes in our community. They challenge all forms of oppression and recognize their connection to sexual violence.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

Seek Then Speak
Seek Then Speak is a digital aid that helps gather information, make decisions, and take action. It’s available via desktop, mobile phone, even a landline. By guiding someone through a series of questions, they can figure out what options are right for that person. They can get in touch with victim services, who can help through the process, and even start reporting to authorities, if they so choose.

Start by Believing
Start by Believing is the global campaign to transform the way we respond to sexual assault. It was created by End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI), America’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving criminal justice responses to sexual assault.

Start by Believing — Denver Metro
End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) developed the Start by Believing awareness campaign to help communities like Denver inform the public, unite allies and supporters, and improve responses to sexual violence.

STOP IT NOW!
Stop It Now! prevents the sexual abuse of children by mobilizing adults, families and communities to take actions that protect children before they are harmed. They provide support, information and resources to keep children safe and create healthier communities. They have identified, refined and shared effective ways for individuals, families and communities to act to prevent child sexual abuse before children are harmed — and to get help for everyone involved.

Sex trafficking

Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking
The Lab works to inform social change that eliminates human exploitation. In 2005, they launched the Polaris Project Colorado with a small group of dedicated volunteers committed to ending human trafficking in Colorado.

National Human Trafficking Hotline
The National Human Trafficking Hotline is a national anti-trafficking hotline serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. The toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year in more than 200 languages. Their mission is to provide human trafficking victims and survivors with access to critical support and services to get help and stay safe, and to equip the anti-trafficking community with the tools to effectively combat all forms of human trafficking.

For additional information contact:

Colorado Bureau of Investigation
690 Kipling Street
Suite 4000
Denver, CO 80215
Phone: 303-239-4222
Fax: 303-239-5788
Email: cdps.cbi.sor@state.co.us