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Post-Conviction Sex Offender Polygraph Testing for Adult Sex Offenders

Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement

This memorandum provides an overview of how post-conviction sex offender polygraph testing (PCSOT) is used for adult sex offenders in Colorado, as well as in other states.  It also includes a summary of current research on its effectiveness. 

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details