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The Division of Criminal Justice provides staff support for numerous citizen Commissions, Boards, Subcommittees and Councils that address a variety of critical issues within the Criminal Justice system, from making grant funding recommendations and exploring best practices to reduce recidivism, to setting standards for those who manage sex offenders and perpetrators of domestic violence. To find a meeting schedule or attend a public meeting, please view the Boards & Commissions Calendar.
The Crime Victim Services Advisory Board is a 28-member board appointed by the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Public Safety. The Board acts in an advisory capacity to the Department and the Division of Criminal Justice in making grant funding recommendations.
The CVS Board is currently accepting applications for a representative from a culturally-specific agency providing services to crime victims.
The Board has two statutory subcommittees:
Apply to Join the Crime Victim Services Board
Current Board Members
Council members represent various units of government and private interests. Members are appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of, the Governor and receive no compensation for their participation.
Local Community Corrections Boards oversee community corrections programs that operate in their communities. To contact one of these boards, please find the appropriate listing on the Community Corrections Boards page.
Community Corrections Advisory Council web page
The Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Board members are appointed by the governor and charged with the responsibility to:
JAG Board web page
JJDP Council web page
The Juvenile Justice Reform Committee (JJRC) was established per SB 19-108 to enact policy recommendations that aim to strengthen public safety and improve outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system. The committee is tasked with:
Juvenile Justice Reform Committee page
“(1) The general assembly finds that, to protect the public and to work toward the elimination of sexual offenses, it is necessary to comprehensively evaluate, identify, treat, manage, and monitor adult sex offenders who are subject to the supervision of the criminal justice system and juveniles who have committed sexual offenses who are subject to the supervision of the juvenile justice system. (2) Therefore, the general assembly declares that it is necessary to create a program that establishes evidence-based standards for the evaluation, identification, treatment, management, and monitoring of adult sex offenders and juveniles who have committed sexual offenses at each stage of the criminal or juvenile justice system to prevent offenders from reoffending and enhance the protection of victims and potential victims. The general assembly does not intend to imply that all offenders can or will positively respond to treatment.” (§16-11.7-101, C.R.S.)
SOMB web page
SOMB Meeting Schedule, Agenda & Minutes
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