The California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) reported today that the number of registrants in California has increased slightly, from a total of 108,106 to a total of 108,189, during the past month. In addition, the number of registrants living in the community has increased from 82,526 to 82,585. There were slight decreases, however, in the number of registrants who are in violation (from 18,565 to 18,519) and the number who are homeless (from 6,994 to 6,938).
CASOMB also reported that there are 7,244 registrants currently on parole who are required to wear a GPS device. Of that total, 6,797 are undergoing treatment under the state’s containment model. Further, CASOMB reported that 3,916 of registrants on parole are considered high risk.
There are 926 registrants house in state hospitals, according to CASOMB. Of that total, 56 percent of the registrants have been totally committed as sexually violent predators while 43 percent of the registrants are considered detainees being held in accordance with Section 6602 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. During questioning, it was explained that there are 15 registrants now in a conditional release program for whom housing options are being identified. The number of registrants in the conditional release program is expected to continue increasing during the remainder of the year.