Questions: Adult Sex Offenders

Documentation

Always/ Yes Typically Generally Not Never/ No
  1. Do case files contain the following information:
    • Confidentiality waivers?
    • Criminal history (i.e., record check)?
    • Index offense records (e.g., affidavits, victim impact statements, sentencing records)?
    • Pre–sentence investigation?
    • Prior sex offense records (e.g., affidavits and victim statements)?
    • Registration verification?
    • Employment history?
    • Reports from other agencies (e.g., institutional records, psychiatric hospitalization reports, prior treatment summaries, juvenile record, etc.)?
    • Risk assessment results?
    • Psychosexual of sex offender–specific evaluation?
    • Victim impact statements?
  2. Do case files contain ongoing supervision and treatment documents, including:
    • Polygraph examination disclosures and results?
    • Record of offenders’ violation behaviors?
    • Record of officers’ responses to violation behaviors?
    • Signed and reviewed case plans?
    • Dates of all contacts with offenders and collaterals?
    • The nature of all contacts with offenders and collaterals?
    • Treatment progress reports?
    • Treatment termination summaries?

Questions: Juvenile Sex Offenders

Documentation

Always/ Yes Typically Generally Not Never/ No
  1. Do case files contain the following information:
    • Confidentiality waivers?
    • Signed parent/caregiver consents?
    • Delinquency history?
    • Social service/child welfare investigations?
    • Index offense records (e.g., affidavits, police reports, victim impact statements)?
    • Pre–sentence investigation?
    • Prior sex offense records (e.g., affidavits and victim statements)?
    • Registration documentation?
    • Reports from other agencies (e.g., institutional records, psychiatric hospitalization reports, prior treatment summaries, school records, juvenile records)?
    • Risk assessment results?
    • Psychosexual or sex offender–specific evaluation?
    • Victim impact statements?
  2. Do case files contain ongoing supervision and treatment documents, including:
    • Signed and reviewed case plans?
    • Parent/caregiver informed consent?
    • Dates of all contacts with offenders and collaterals?
    • The nature of all contacts with offenders and collaterals?
    • Treatment progress reports?
    • Treatment termination summaries?
    • Polygraph examination disclosures and results (if applicable)?
    • Record of offenders’ violation behaviors?
    • Record of officers’ responses to violation behaviors?