Office of Research and Statistics


THE MISSION OF THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICS is to apply the highest level of scientific rigor and objectivity in the study of criminal justice policies, programs and practices, and to identify activities that improve the administration of justice. This includes educating policy makers, practitioners, fellow researchers, and the public through the timely dissemination of research findings.



Reports and Documents
Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System 2022 Report 
Driving Under the Influence 2022 Report
Contacts with Students, Academic Year 2021-22
Correctional Population Forecast
Impacts of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado
Crime and Justice in Colorado 2009-2019 Report

Impact Analyses

Published Research Articles

EOC Newsletters

Risk Scales 


Law Enforcement Integrity

Jail Bonding Compliance 

Criminal Justice Contacts with Students

Jail Data Collection

Past Projects


Office of Research and Statistics
700 Kipling Street #1000
Denver CO 80215
Tel: 303-239-4442 (Press 7)
Fax: 303.239.4491

Contact Us


ORS is a unit of the 
Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ)
within the 
Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS)


Staff to:
The Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice

During the next several weeks, the ORS website and pages will be reconfigured. If at any time during this process you are unable to locate information, please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance via our Request form.