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Suffolk County Sex Offense Court

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
New York
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $249,862)

The Comprehensive Approaches to Sex Offender Management (CASOM) Grant Program is authorized under Title IV of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, Pub. L. No. 103-322, 42 U.S.C. 13941. The CASOM grants are awarded to state, local, and tribal jurisdictions to develop or enhance sex offender management practices for offenders under community supervision. The Office of Justice Programs awards implementation and enhancement grants. Implementation and Enhancement grants are intended to assist jurisdictions to either implement strategic plans already developed or to enhance existing sex offender management strategies.

The New York State Unified Court System will use $249,862 to fund the Suffolk County Sex Offender Court Program. Funds will be used to provide intensive specialized supervision to sex offenders on probration and parole, as well as all new defendants with a felony-level sex offense charge. Funds will also be used to improve sex offender management in Suffolk County through judicial trainings, specialized court practices, pre-sentence investigations, polygraphy, treatment and offender monitoring.


Date Created: July 17, 2006