Conditions of Probation for Adult Sex Offenders (SOISP)
If you are convicted of a sex offense in Colorado you will be subject to probation if you are not incarcerated. You will be supervised on Sex Offender Intensive Supervision Probation (SOISP), pursuant to §18-1.3-1007, C.R.S. until further order of the Court.
Will I have to register as a sex offender?Pursuant to ?16-22-106(1)(a), C.R.S. and ?16-22-108, C.R.S., you must register as a sex offender with the local law enforcement agency within 5 business days after being given notice to register. If you move, you must re-register within 5 business days following your move. You must also fill out an address change form with the law enforcement office you last registered. Regardless of whether or not you move, you must register annually on your birth date or per statute.
What about Genetic Marker Testing?If you are convicted of any Felony, or Misdemeanor offense involving unlawful sexual behavior or if you receive a deferred sentence for an offense involving unlawful sexual behavior you shall be required to submit to and pay for a test of your biological substance to determine genetic markers (DNA) in accordance with ?16-11-102.4, C.R.S., unless this process was completed at arrest or issuance of a summons.
Will I be restricted from seeing my children?You shall have no contact with any children under the age of 18, including your own children, nor attempt contact except under circumstances ordered by the Court and approved in advance and in writing by the probation officer in consultation with the community supervision team. Contact includes correspondence, written or verbal, telephone contact, or any communication through a third party.
If you have incidental contact with children, you will be civil and courteous to the children and immediately remove yourself from the situation. You will discuss the contact at your next treatment session and your next probation appointment.
You shall not reside or be in a residence with any children under the age of 18, including your own children, unless ordered by the Court.
You shall not go to or loiter near schoolyards, parks, playgrounds, swimming pools, arcades or other places primarily used by children under the age of 18.
You must inform your probation officer of all your significant relationships and you may be required by the probation officer to inform certain people of your present offense and restrictions. You shall not date or marry anyone who has children under the age of 18, unless approved in advance and in writing by the probation officer in consultation with the community supervision team.
You shall not be employed or participate in any volunteer activity where you have contact with children under the age of 18 except under circumstances approved in advance and in writing by the probation officer in consultation with the community supervision team.
What else may I expect from my probation requirements?You shall not access, possess, utilize, or subscribe to any sexually oriented or sexually stimulating material to include, but not limited to, mail, computer, television, or telephone, nor patronize any place where such material or entertainment is available.
Any change of residence must receive prior approval by the probation officer and those with whom you reside must know that you are a sex offender.
You shall abide by any curfew imposed by the probation officer.
You shall not hitchhike or pick up hitchhikers.
You shall attend and actively participate in a sex offender evaluation and treatment program approved by the probation officer. You will abide by the rules of the treatment program, and the treatment contract and will successfully complete the program to the satisfaction of the probation officer and the treatment provider.
You will be financially responsible for all evaluations and treatment unless other arrangements have been made through your probation officer or treatment provider.
You shall not change treatment programs without prior approval of the probation officer.
You shall submit, at your own expense, to any program of psychological or physiological assessment and monitoring at the direction of the probation officer or treatment provider. This includes but is not limited to the polygraph, plethysmograph and/or visual reaction time measuring instruments to assist in treatment, planning and case monitoring.
You shall not purchase, possess or consume alcoholic beverages nor shall you frequent or patronize any establishment where the primary source of income is through the sale of alcoholic beverages without permission from your probation officer and the community supervision team
You shall not be allowed to subscribe to any internet service provider, by modem, LAN, DSL or any other avenue (to include, but not limited to, satellite dishes, PDAs, electronic games, web televisions, internet appliances and cellular/digital telephones) and shall not be allowed to use another person's internet or use the internet through any venue until approved by the supervision team. When access has been approved, you agree to sign, and comply with, the conditions of the "Computer Use Agreement". Additionally, you will allow your probation officer, or other person trained, to conduct searches of computers or other electronic devices used by you. The person conducting the search may include a non-judicial employee and you may be required to pay for such a search.
You shall allow your probation officer to search your personal residence or vehicle. Your personal property is subject to seizure if it violates any of the terms and conditions of your probation.
You may be subject to location monitoring using Electronic Home Monitoring (EHM), Global Position Satellite (GPS), or other forms of electronic monitoring, at the discretion of your probation officer and it may be at your own expense.
You shall not utilize, by any means, any social networking forums offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, chat rooms or other environment which allows for real-time interaction with others.
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