REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER (RSO) MANAGEMENT IN DOD
|Publication Date:||14 November 2016|
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02, this issuance:
• Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for identification, notification, monitoring, and tracking of DoD-affiliated personnel who are RSOs, referred to collectively in this issuance as "DoDaffiliated RSOs," pursuant to:
o Chapter 151, Subchapter I, Part A of Title 42, United States Code (U.S.C.), also known and referred to in this issuance as the "Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA)."
o Section 16928a of Title 42, U.S.C., also known and referred to in this issuance as the "Military Sex Offender Reporting Act of 2015 (MSORA)."
• Provides procedures for the use of National Crime Information Center (NCIC) information retrieved through the Identity Matching Engine for Security and Analysis (IMESA) for DoD identification, notification, monitoring, and tracking of DoD-affiliated RSOs.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance applies to OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").