Pretrial Release Task Force

The Pretrial Release Task Force was seated by the Commission in June 2017. This Task Force is expected to address the following topics: Compliance with the current statute varies across judicial districts; barriers to implementation include cost, resources, cost of pretrial supervision; communication between pre-trial services, courts, defense attorneys and prosecutors; training and general awereness of risk tool; review of the Colorado Pretrial Assessment Tool (CPAT); environment scan of pretrial use in Colorado and around the country. The Pretrial Preventive Detention Working Group began holding open meetings December 2018 and will continue these meetings until its planned conclusion in June 2019.