CA: Tiered Registry Law Presentation Focus of CASOMB Meeting

Source: ACSOL The California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) today listened to a lengthy, in-depth presentation regarding the Tiered Registry Law and its implementation.  The presentation was delivered by attorneys Michele Kumaus of the San Diego Public Defenders Office and Ana Santiago of the San Diego District Attorneys Office. According to the attorneys, a total of 143 petitions for removal from the registry have been filed on behalf of registrants in San Diego County.  Of that total, 69 have been granted and 11 have been denied.  The remaining petitions are…

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CASOMB Reports More Registrants, Fewer Homeless Registrants

Source: ACSOL The California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) reported today that the total number of registrants continues to grow despite implementation of the petitioning process under the Tiered Registry Law.  Specifically, the total number of registrants increased to 108,725 which is 365 more than reported in November 2021.  Of that total, there are 19,479 registrants who are in violation for failure to register.  The number of people in violation is 333 more than reported in November 2021.  CASOMB also reported today that the total number of registrants on parole,…

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CASOMB Sept 2021 Reports Changes in Registrant Community, Discusses Additional Counseling Requirement

Source: ACSOL The California Sex Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB), during its monthly meeting today, reported several changes in the registrant community.  Among those changes is a slight increase in the total number of registrants, from 108,106 in February 2021 to 108,162 in August 2021.  Of that total, there was also a slight increase in the number of registrants not in custody.  That number was 83,201 in August 2021 as compared to 82,526 in February 2021.  The number of homeless registrants decreased from 6,994 in February 2021 to 6,976 in…

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Number of Total CA Registrants Increases; Homeless and Registrants in Violation Decrease

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…

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CASOMB  Feb 2021 Reports Changes in Registrant Community

The California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB), during its monthly meeting today, reported changes in the registrant community. Among those changes is a slight decrease in the total number of registrants to 108,106. Of that total, there are 82,526 registrants who are not in custody including 18,565 in violation for failure to register and 6,994 who are homeless. “Although no reason was given regarding the small reduction in the total number of registrants, it is logical to believe that the reduction is based upon a large number of people reported…

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ACSOL Makes Presentation to CA Sex Offender Management Board

ACSOL President Chance Oberstein and ACSOL Executive Director Janice Bellucci made a presentation to the California Sex Offender Management Board during the board’s monthly meeting on September 19. During their presentation, the ACSOL leaders informed the board about changes needed to the Tiered Registry and asked the board to support those changes. Also during the meeting, CASOMB members reported on the number of registrants in the state. The Tiered Registry should be modified to allow individuals convicted of child pornography (CP) offenses to be removed from Tier 3 which requires…

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CASOMB Discloses Current Registrant Statistics

The California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) disclosed several registrant statistics during its monthly board meeting on September 20. The statistics were presented by representatives from several state agencies. According to the California Department of Justice, there are currently a total of 106,627 people required to register as sex offenders. Of that total, there are 77,666 people who live “in the community”, that is, not in jail, prison or a state hospital. The total also includes 6,652 people who are homeless (also referred to as transients) of which about 1,500…

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