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Name
Keywords
Report Date
Download/Link
2014  
       
2013
Community Corrections in Colorado: Program Outcomes and Recidivism, FY 2012-13
  • Community Corrections
  • Program outcomes and recidivism FY 2012-13
  • halfway houses
  • Diversion and Transition
  • Recidivism
  • Residential and non-residential programs
December
2013

1.1 MB
Colorado Commission Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2013 Annual Report
  • FY 2013 recommendations
  • Commission activities
  • 2013 legislation
  • Task force updates
  • EPIC initiative
  • Commission repeal extended
  • Next steps
December 2013

FY 2013 Parole Board Decisions Report
17 MB

Concerning the Implementation of Amendment 64 (Personal Use and Regulation of Marijuana): Recommendations to the General Assembly per Senate Bill 2013-283
  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 16-11.3-103
  • Senate Bill 2013-283
  • Amendment 64 (Personal Use and Regulation of Marijuana)
  • CCJJ Recommendations on ARIDE training, open container law, public education, and minor in possession
December 2013
FY 2013 Parole Board Decisions Report
252 KB
Review of Jessica's Law and Colorado's Sex Offender Laws
  • Review submitted upon request by the Governor, Senate President and House Speaker
  • Jessica's Law implementation variations
  • Mandatory sentences and electronic monitoring
  • Evidence-based sentencing
November
2013
FY 2013 Parole Board Decisions Report
328 KB
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions:
FY 2013 Report
  • Pursuant to 17-22.5-404 (6), C.R.S.
  • S.B. 2011-241
  • Also, SB09-135; HB 10-1374
  • Parole Board decisions
  • Parole Board Release Guidelline Instrument
  • Validity studies
November
2013
FY 2013 Parole Board Decisions Report
920 KB
H.B. 13-1195
Human Trafficking and Slavery
  • House Bill 13-1195
  • Human Trafficking and Slavery
  • Report to the Judicial Committees of the House of Representatives and Senate per C.R.S. 18-3-503
October
2013

1.3 MB
H.B. 10-1352
Savings Analysis Report: First Two Years of Implementation
  • House Bill 10-1352
  • Drug Sentencing
  • Marijuana use
  • Marijuana possession
March
2013

500KB
2012
Comprehensive Drug Sentencing Scheme Proposal: Report to the Colorado Judiciary Committees of the House and Senate (Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, December 2012)
  • Proposed drug sentencing scheme
  • House Bill 12-1310, C.R.S. 16-11.3-103(2.7)(a)
December 2012

1.1MB
Colorado Commission Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2012 Annual Report
  • FY 2012 recommendations
  • Commission activities
  • 2012 legislation
  • Behavioral health initiatives
  • Commission website
  • House Bill 1352 findings
  • Parole release guidelines
  • Next steps
December 2012

8.2MB

Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions FY 2012 Report
(November 1, 2012)

Recipient of the 2013 Douglas Yearwood National Publication Award for Research/ Policy Analysis presented by The Justice Research & Statistics Association

  • Pursuant to 17-22.5-404 (6), C.R.S.
  • S.B. 2011-241
  • Also, SB09-135; HB 10-1374
  • Parole Board
  • Parole release guidelline
  • Validity study
  • Next steps
November
2012
FY 2012 SB 241 Report
408KB
Evaluation of the
Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado

  • Violent offenders
  • Juveniles sentenced as adults
  • Direct filings
  • Sentencing alternatives
  • Youthful Offender System (YOS)
  • Recidivism
  • Education
  • Gangs
  • Offender profiles
  • Recommendations

November
2012


8.4MB
H.B. 10-1352
Savings Analysis Report: First 12 Months of Implementation
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503(1)(u), C.R.S.
  • House Bill 10-1352
  • Drug Sentencing
  • Marijuana use
  • Marijuana possession
January
2012


500KB
2011
Colorado Commission Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2011 Annual Report
  • FY 2011 recommendations
  • Commission activities
  • 2011 legislation
  • Minority overrepresentation in the criminal justice system
  • Behavioral health initiatives
December 2011

2.2MB
John Echon Re-entry Program (JERP): Process Evaluation
  • Offenders with mental illness
  • Program evaluation
  • Re-entry
  • Community corrections
  • Funded by OJP/BJA grant, 2005-RE-CX-001
December 2011

784KB


Information Collection and Analysis of Parole Board Decisions:
Progress Report
(November 1, 2011)

  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 17-22.5-404 (6).
  • SB11-241
  • Also, SB09-135; HB 10-1374
  • Parole Board
  • Parole release and revocation hearings
November
2011

568KB
Crime and Justice in Colorado 2008-2010

Recipient of the Phillip Hoke National Publications Award for Excellence in Analysis: Statistical/Management Report Category presented by The Justice Research & Statistics Association 2011

  • Colorado demographics
  • Adult and juvenile arrests, prosecution, and placements
  • Daily cost of adult and juvenile placements
  • Prison, juvenile commitment, and parole population forecasts
  • Recidivism of offenders in probation, committed youth, community corrections, and DOC
  • The CCJJ and the JJDPC
  • Impact of incarceration on crime
  • Research on crime desistance
  • Escape: mandatory consecutive sentences
  • The death penalty
  • The role of restorative justice
March
2011

4.55MB
HB 10-1352 Savings Analysis Report: Review of Analysis Methodology
  • House Bill 10-1352
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503(1)(u), C.R.S.
  • Sentencing placements
  • Drug offender surcharge, 18-19-103, C.R.S.
  • The caseload of the Office of the State Public Defender
January
2011

728KB
Colorado Domestic Violence Management Boards Standards for Treatment with Court Ordered Domestic Violence Offenders
  • Domestic violence
  • Intimate partner violence
Revised
January
2011

2010

White Paper from the Treatment Funding Working Group
  • Drug policy reform
  • Substance abuse, dependence, and addiction
  • Behavioral health
  • Treatment availability, funding, and outcomes
December 2010

1.85MB
Information Collection and Analysis of Parole Board Decisions:
Progress Report
(November 1, 2010)
  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 17-22.5-404 (6).
  • SB09-135; HB 10-1374
  • Parole Board
  • Parole release hearings
November
2010

500KB
Colorado Commission Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2010 Annual Report
  • FY 2010 recommendations
  • Updated performance measures
  • Commission activities
  • 2010 legislation
  • Minority overrepresentation in the criminal justice system
  • Driving under the influence (DUI)
October
2010

4.10MB
CCJJ Final
(S.B.09-286)
Status Report
  • Sentencing
  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 16-11.3-103 (2.5). (S.B.09-286)
  • Legislative and non-legislative sentencing recommendations
February 2010

553KB
Evaluation of the Colorado Short Term Intensive Residential Remediation Treatment (STIRRT) Programs
  • Short Term Intensive Residential Remediation Treatment (STIRRT)
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Residential and outpatient component
  • Recidivism rates
October
2010

600KB
Recidivism Reduction Package Status Report
FY 2008- FY 2010

  • Recidivism reduction
  • Crime Prevention
  • Offender Diversion Package
  • Division of Youth Corrections
  • Division of Behavioral Health
  • Division of Criminal Justice
  • Department of Human Services
  • Department of Corrections
July
2010

1.95MB
Evaluation of the Colorado Integrated System of Care Family Advocacy Demonstration Programs for Mental Health Juvenile Justice Populations--Final Report
  • Family Advocacy
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Mental Illness
  • Co-occuring disorder
  • House Bill 07-1057
June
2010

2.19MB
Errata
Sexual Assault in Jails and Juvenile Facilities: Promising Practices for Prevention and Response
Final Report
  • Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
  • Sexual assault in jails
  • Sexual assault in juvenile facilities
June
2010

3.67MB
Fiscal Year 2008 Community Corrections Program Terminations: Client Needs, Services and Outcomes
  • Community Corrections
  • Client needs
  • Services
  • Terminations
  • Recidivism
June
2010

1.17MB
Evaluation of the Colorado Integrated System of Care Family Advocacy Demonstration Programs for Mental Health Juvenile Justice Populations
Interim Report--Year Two
  • Family Advocacy
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Mental Illness
  • Co-occuring disorder
  • House Bill 07-1057
January
2010


643KB
2009
CCJJ Findings, Recommendations, and Proposed Plan for the Ongoing Study of Sentencing Reform.
(November 30, 2009)
  • Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
  • Sentencing
  • Pursuant to C.R.S 16-11.3-103 (2.5). (S.B.09-286)
  • Legislative and non-legislative sentencing recommendations
November
2009

1425 KB

November Report
December Addendum
Information Collection and Analysis
of Parole Board Decisions:
Status Report (November 1, 2009)
  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 17-22.5-404 (6).
  • SB09-135
  • Parole Board
  • Parole release hearings
November
2009

722 KB
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice:
2009 Annual Report
  • Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
  • Re-entry of adult offenders
  • Update on Legislative, Business Practice, General Principles, and Cost Savings Recommendations
July
2009

4298 KB
Evaluation of the Colorado Integrated System of Care Family Advocacy Demonstration Programs for Mental Health Juvenile Justice Populations
  • Family Advocacy
  • Systems of Care
  • Juveniles
  • Mental Illness
  • Co-occuring disorder
  • House Bill 07-1057
January
2009

601KB
2008

Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice:
2008 Annual Report

Recipient of the Phillip Hoke National Publications Award for Excellence in Analysis: Research and Policy Analysis Report Category presented by The Justice Research & Statistics Association October 2009

  • Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
  • Re-entry of adult offenders
  • Legislative, Business Practice, General Principles, and Cost Savings Recommendations
December
2008
The Status of Parole Returns to Prison in Colorado
  • Parole returns to prison in Colorado
  • Parole failures
May
2008

213KB
Standards and Guidelines for the Assessment, Evaluation, Treatment and Behavioral Monitoring of Adult Sex Offenders
  • Evaluations and risk assessments
  • Standards and guidelines for sex offender treatment
  • Standards and guidelines for monitoring sex offenders
  • Post-conviction polygraph testing
  • Plethysmograph
  • Denial
  • Special populations
  • Lifetime supervision criteria
Revised
March 2008
Standards and Guidelines for the Assessment, Evaluation, Treatment and Supervision of Juveniles who have Committed Sexual Offenses
  • Assessments
  • Youth with sexual behavior problems
  • Implementation of juvenile standards and guidelines for sex offenders
  • Sex offender management
  • Polygraph testing
  • Plethysmograph
  • Denial
  • Special populations
Revised
March 2008
What Works: Effective Recidivism Reduction and Risk-Focused Prevention Programs

  • Compendium of evidence-based options for preventing new and persistent criminal behavior
February
2008


5MB

2007
Evidence Based Correctional Practices
  • What works in corrections
  • Eight principles of evidence based correctional practices
August
2007

117KB
Crime and Justice in Colorado 2006
 
Recipient of the Phillip Hoke National Publications Award for Excellence in Analysis: Statistical/Management Report Category presented by The Justice Research & Statistics Association October 2007

  • Colorado demographics
  • Adult and juvenile arrests, prosecution, and conviction demographics
  • Adult and juvenile criminal placements
  • Daily cost of adult and juvenile placements
  • Prison, juvenile commitment, and parole population forecasts
  • Recidivism of drug offenders and women on probation, committed youth, community correction offenders, and DOC inmates
  • Sex offenders
  • Children of incarcerated parents
  • School violence
  • Methamphetamine use in Colorado
  • Outcomes of domestic violence offenders in Colorado
  • Offenders with mental illness in prison administrative segregation
June
2007


8.82MB

2006
Community Corrections in Colorado: A study of Program Outcomes and Recidivism, FY00-FY04
  • Financial Outcomes
  • Successful Program Terminations
  • Technical Violations, Escapes and New Crimes
  • Who Succeeds In the Program
  • Outcomes by Program
  • Program Variation
  • What's Linked to Program Success?
  • Who Recidivates?
  • Recidivism by Program and by Program Type
May
2006

530KB
An Assessment of Four Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
  • Juvenile substance abuse treatment programs
  • Adult substance abuse treatment programs
  • Multi-Systemic Treatment Program
  • What works for drug and alcohol treatment
  • Colorado 2004 N-SSAT results
  • Byrne funded substance abuse offender treatment programs
March
2006

209KB
2005
Community Based Management
Pilot Programs for Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System Program Evaluation Report: Year Four
  • Overview of services for the pilot programs for juveniles with mental illness in the criminal justice system
  • Revocations and new offenses
  • Correctional outcomes
  • Out of home placements and hospitalizations
  • Cost analysis
  • Recommendations
October
2005

279KB
Crime and Justice
in Colorado 2004
  • Colorado demographics
  • Adult and juvenile arrests by index crime
  • Adult and juvenile arrest by county
  • Adult and juvenile arrest, prosecution, and conviction demographics
  • Adult and juvenile criminal placements
  • Daily cost of adult and juvenile placements
  • Prison, juvenile commitment, and parole population forecasts
  • Mental illness in the criminal justice system
  • Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN)
  • Firearms and domestic violence
  • Substance abuse arrests and treatment
  • Victims of crime
March
2005


3.09MB

Community Based Management
Pilot Programs for Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System Program Evaluation Report: Year Three
  • Pilot programs for juveniles with mental illness in the criminal justice system
  • Sterling
  • Denver UCH MST
  • Cost analysis
  • Recommendations
January
2005

2005 CBM Report
5.12MB

2004

Evaluation of the
Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado

Recipient of the Phillip Hoke National Publications Award for Excellence in the Research/Policy Analysis Category presented by The Justice Research & Statistics Association October 2005

  • Violent offenders
  • Juveniles sentenced as adults
  • Direct filings
  • Sentencing alternatives
  • Youthful Offender System (YOS)
  • Recidivism
  • Education
  • Gangs
  • Offender profiles
  • Recommendations
November
2004
YOS 2004 Report
479KB
Report on Firearm Use
Among Denver Arrestees
in 2003 Presented to the
Project Safe Neighborhood Task Force
  • Guns
  • Gun arrests
  • Gun violations
  • Firearm possession among arrestees
  • Threats and injuries from firearms
July
2004

308KBPDF File
Report by the Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) on Safety Issues Raised by Living Arrangements for and Locations of Sex Offenders in the Community
  • Shared living arrangements (SLA)
  • Sex offender residences
  • Sex offender management
  • Recidivism
  • Maps
March
2004
2003
Process Evaluation of the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board Standards and Guidelines
  • SOMB
  • Implementation of adult standards and guidelines for sex offenders
  • The containment approach
  • Best practices
  • Process evaluation
  • Recidivism
December
2003

2003 SOMB Evaluation of Standards and Guidelines
6.17MBPDF File

Community Based Management Pilot Program from Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System Program Evaluation Report:
Year Two
  • Pilot programs for juveniles with mental illness in the criminal justice system
  • Cost analysis
  • Recidivism
October
2003
2003 CBM Report
473MBPDF File
Project Safe Neighborhoods America's Network
Against Gun Violence: Firearm Data Presented to Project Safe Neighborhood Task Force
  • Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN)
  • Guns
  • Crime rates
  • Homicide Trends
  • Juvenile Firearm Use
  • Prisoner and Arrestee Firearm Use
  • Federal gun prosecutions
  • Colorado's background and Instacheck system
September
2003
2003 PSN Report
800KBPDF File
Evaluation of
Colorado's Prison Therapeutic Community
for Sex Offenders
  • Therapeutic communities (TC)
  • Sex offender treatment in a prison environment
  • Sex offender treatment effectiveness
  • Process evaluation
  • Recidivism
July
2003

2003 Sex Offender TC Evaluation
2.26MBPDF File
2002
Evaluation of the
Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado

Recipient of the Phillip Hoke National Publications Award for Excellence in the Research/Policy Analysis Category presented by The Justice Research & Statistics Association October 2003
  • Violent offenders
  • Juveniles sentenced as adults
  • Direct filings
  • Sentencing alternatives
  • Youthful Offender System (YOS)
  • Recidivism
  • Education
  • Gangs
  • Offender profiles
  • Recommendation
November
2002
2002 YOS Report
515KBPDF File
Community Based Management Pilot Program for Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System
  • Pilot programs for juveniles with mental illness in the criminal justice system
  • Youth profiles
  • Cost analysis
  • Recidivism
  • Recommendations

November
2002
2002 CMB Report
668KBPDF File
Community Corrections Study Results
  • Community Corrections/Half-way houses
  • Special populations (females, sex offenders, mentally ill, and substance abusers)
  • Offender profiles
  • Level of Supervision Inventory (LSI )
  • Needs/risks
  • Recidivism
  • Recommendations
February
2002
2002 Community Corrections Report
428KBPDF File
2001
Evaluation of the Denver Drug Court: The Early Years, 1995-1996
  • Drug courts
  • Drug offenders
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Offender profiles
  • Cultural diversity
  • Recidivism
November
2001
2001 Drug Court Evaluation
295KBPDF File
2000
The Value of Polygraph Testing in Sex Offender Management. A Report Submitted to the National Institute of Justice
  • Sex offender post conviction polygraphs
  • Crossover
  • Incest
  • Sex offender treatment
  • Polygraph research
December
2000

2000 NIJ Polygraph Report
1.23MBPDF File

Lessons Learned: Evaluating the Changes in Perception of Participants of Girls E.T.C. Workshops,1997
  • Female offenders
  • Before and after method
  • Evaluation of training
February
2000
2000 Girls E.T.C. Report
584KBPDF File
1999
Case Processing Evaluation of the Denver Drug Court
  • Drug courts
  • Offender profiles
  • Process evaluation
February
1999
1999 Drug Court Evaluation
228KBPDF File
1996
Evaluation of the Reasoning and Rehabilitation Cognitive Skills Development Program as Implemented in Juvenile ISP in Colorado
  • R&R
  • Juvenile ISP
  • Experimental design
  • Recidivism
August
1996
1996 Juvenile ISP Report
1.8MBPDF File
Comparison of Intensive Supervision Probation and Community Corrections Clientele
  • Intensive Supervision Probation (ISP)
  • Community Corrections
  • Recidivism
May
1996
1996 Report Comparing ISP vs. Community Corrections
214KBPDF File
How are Adult Felony Sex Offenders Managed on Probation and Parole?
  • Sex offenders
  • Community management of sex offenders
  • Probation
  • Parole
January
1996

2.56MB
Managing Adult Sex Offenders A Containment
Approach
  • Containment approach for sex offenders
  • Offender profiles
  • Model process
  • How to evaluate your program
  • Denial
  • Prosecution of sex crimes
  • Polygraph
  • Sex offender treatment
January
1996
1996 Publication of Managing Adult Sex Offenders A Containment Approach

 

 
 
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