Data Collection: Criminal Justice Contacts with Students

H.B. 15-1273
Criminal Justice Contacts with Students: District Attorneys & Law Enforcement Agencies

In 2015, H.B. 15-1273 was enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado and signed on June 5, 2015. H.B. 15-1273 expanded on H.B. 12-1345 (Concerning the Funding of Public Schools). Included in the bill are mandates for both law enforcement and district attorneys to collect data on criminal justice contacts with students and report annually to the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) by August 1 of every year, any criminal justice contacts with students that occurred between August 1 and July 31 of the immediately preceding school year. Data collection requirements for law enforcement can be found in C.R.S. 22-32-146 and for District Attorneys in C.R.S. 20-1-113.

Incident reports MUST NOT be transmitted by email due to privacy protections.
If you do not already have a secure login please request instructions for a secure login by clicking on REQUEST INFORMATION FORM and provide the information according to the example below. We will contact you via email with login information.

Name Your name + Agency Name
Email Your email
Subject: H.B. 15-1273
Information Requested Request login for:
Agency ORI / Agency complete address / Phone number

To facilitate and standardize this data collection, you must use the templates provided below to report your information to DCJ or create a file using the specific format described in the "Instructions" links (below).

Reporting Templates

District Attorneys Law Enforcement Agencies

Diversion Template
Excel DA Diversion Template

Incident Template
Excel LEA Diversion Template

DA-Instructions LE-Instructions