An offender's score on the Sex Offender Risk Scale (SORS) is one of four criteria identified by the state Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) to be included in the recommendation to the court regarding the SVP designation for offenders whose crime qualifies for possible SVP status, per Colorado Revised Statute 18-3-414.5(1).
The Colorado Actuarial Risk Assessment Scale (CARAS) Version 5 is a 9-item instrument (See following page). The instrument has been automated so that the items are automatically populated from DCIS. This process allows for a more complicated scoring scheme, reduces the.
The SOMB does not provide treatment or supervision to offenders, nor does it decide the fate of individual sex offenders; the purpose of the SOMB is to prescribe clear best practice for providers who treat and manage sex offenders so that offenders can be successful in reducing their risk of recidivism. The Colorado Department of Corrections.
Standards and Guidelines for the Assessment, Evaluation, Treatment and Behavioral Monitoring of Adult Sex Offenders 6 letters “DD/ID” after the Standard number are not intended to stand alone, but must be used in conjunction with the other Standards and Guidelines for .
Currently, Colorado law authorizes community notification for offenders designated as the highest risk, Sexually Violent Predator's (SVPs). The sex offender registry is accessible through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or your local law enforcement website (police department or sheriff's office).