Center for Sex Offender Management [CSOM] Law and Legal Definition

The Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM) is a project of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice. The CSOM works as a national clearinghouse and technical assistance center that supports state and local jurisdictions in the effective management of sex offenders. The mission of the CSOM is to:

a. provides useful, current, and accessible information widely to the field by developing and distributing policy and practice briefs on pressing issues;

b. operate the CSOM web site;

c. create and deliver training programs across the country for agencies that share responsibility for sex offender management; and

d. design and deliver technical assistance to support jurisdictions interested in improving their sex offender management strategies.