Community Corrections

Introducing The DCJ-Office of Community Corrections Newsletter

Please click the link below to the OCC newsletter, Notes From the Field.  We hope you will find it useful and informative.  See the video at the end of the newsletter for a very special thank you to our hardworking partners in the field - you guys are amazing!

DCJ-OCC Newsletter - Issue 3 June 2020

DCJ-OCC Newsletter - Issue 2 May 2020

DCJ-OCC Newsletter - Issue 1 April 2020

The Office of Community Corrections:

  • Ensures compliance with the Colorado Community Corrections Standards through regular program audits
  • Distributes state and federal monies to community corrections boards and programs
  • Provides technical assistance and specialized training to local facility staff, boards and board members
  • Completes background checks on prospective employees of community corrections programs
  • Collects statistical data and other information about community corrections on behalf of the Colorado legislature and other state entities
  • Provides support to the Governor's Community Corrections Advisory Council

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​Community Corrections Standards

The Governor’s Community Corrections Advisory Council establishes Community Corrections Standards. These standards establish minimum levels of service within Colorado community corrections programs and seek to reduce risks associated with managing offenders in the community.