Reports

The following documents and reports are only those published by the DCJ: Office of Research and Statistics. For other reports, see the six other Units/Offices within the Division of Criminal Justice.
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Name
Keywords
Report
Date
Document Link
2021 TOP
Impacts of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado
  • A Report Pursuant to C.R.S. 24-33.4-516
  • Marijuana arrests, offenses, and court filings
  • Impaired driving and roadway fatalities
  • Marijuana seizures
  • Adult and youth marijuana usage
  • Hospitalizations and emergency department visits
  • Treatment for marijuana abuse
  • School discipline
July
2021
Impacts of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado (July 2021)
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2021
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503 (m), C.R.S
  • Colorado Prison and Parole Population Projections
  • Juvenile incarceration projections
February
2021
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2021
984 KB
Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2020
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 15-217
  • Officer-Involved Shootings
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Report to the Judiciary Committees of the House of Representatives and Senate.
March
2021

Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2020
946 KB

Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts
  • Pursuant to House Bill 15-1273
  • 2019-20 academic years
  • Incidents on school grounds
  • Incidents that resulted in a student's arrest, summons or ticket.
March
2021
Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts (March 2021)
787 KB
Interactive dashboard
2020 TOP
Crime and Justice in Colorado 2009-2019
  • Colorado demographics
  • Criminal event
  • Adult and juvenile arrests, prosecution, and placements.
  • Daily cost of adult and juvenile placements
  • Prison, juvenile commitment, and parole population forecasts
  • Recidivism of offenders in probation, committed youth, community corrections, and DOC
  • Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
  • Substance use disorders, and treatment services
  • Racial/ethnic disparities in the justice system
  • Guiding principles of evidence-based correctional practices
December
2020
Crime and Justice in Colorado 2009-2019
6.25MB
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2019 Report
  • Pursuant to 17-22.5-404 (6), C.R.S.
  • S.B. 2011-241
  • Also, S.B. 2009-135, H.B. 2010-1374, &, H.B. 2016-1153
  • Parole Board Release Guideline Instrument (PBRGI)
  • Parole Board decisions and PBRGI recommendations
December
2020
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2019 Report (December 2020)
1.2MB
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2020 Annual Report
  • Pursuant to 16-11.3-103(2)(c), C.R.S.
  • Legislative intent and membership
  • Activities of the Commission
  • Recommendations and outcomes
  • Next steps
December
2020
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2020 Annual Report
2.6MB
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol
  • Pursuant to House Bill 17-1315
  • Impaired Driving Court Filings
  • Toxicology Results for Drivers
  • DUI Convictions Rates
  • Demographic Profiles of Drivers
November
2020

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol (November 2020)
2.6 MB

DUI in Colorado - One-Page infographic

Report on the C.L.E.A.R. Act: Community Law Enforcement Action Reporting Act
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 2015-185
  • Community Law Enforcement Action Reporting Act
  • Race and Ethnicity at Major Decision Points
  • Calendar Year 2019
October
2020
The report and interactive dashboard may be found at:
Race/Ethnicity at Decision Points - 2019

Summary of County Jail Data

  • Pursuant to House Bill 19-1297
  • Colorado County jail data
  • Jail Capacity and beds
September
2020
Summary of County Jail Data (September 2020)
980KB
Interactive Dashboard
Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts
  • Pursuant to House Bill 15-1273
  • 2018-19 academic years
  • Incidents on school grounds
  • Incidents that resulted in a student's arrest, summons or ticket.
March
2020

Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts (March 2020)
853 KB
Interactive dashboard

Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2020
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503 (m), C.R.S
  • Colorado Prison and Parole Population Projections
  • Juvenile incarceration projections
March
2020
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2020
1.3 MB
Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2019
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 15-217
  • Officer-Involved Shootings
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Report to the Judiciary Committees of the House of Representatives and Senate.
January
2020
Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2019
8.2 MB
2019 TOP
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2019 Annual Report
  • Pursuant to 16-11.3-103(2)(c), C.R.S.
  • Legislative intent and membership
  • Activities of the Commission
  • Recommendations and outcomes
  • Next steps
December
2019
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2019 Annual Report
8.2 MB
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2018 Report
  • Pursuant to 17-22.5-404 (6), C.R.S.
  • S.B. 2011-241
  • Also, S.B. 2009-135, H.B. 2010-1374, &, H.B. 2016-1153
  • Parole Board Release Guideline Instrument (PBRGI)
  • Parole Board decisions and PBRGI recommendations
October
2019
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2018 Report (October 2019)
1.2 MB
Exploring the Increase in District Court Filings in Colorado, 2013-2018
  • Increase in district court felony filings
  • Exploration of growth factors
  • Calendar years 2013-2018
  • Statewide report and by-district findings
October
2019
Exploring the Increase in District Court Filings in Colorado, 2013-2018 (October 2019)
1.1 MB
(Related,By-District Findings)
Report on the C.L.E.A.R. Act: Community Law Enforcement Action Reporting Act
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 2015-185
  • Community Law Enforcement Action Reporting Act
  • Race and Ethnicity at Major Decision Points
  • Calendar Year 2018
October
2019

The report and
interactive dashboard
may be found at:

Race/Ethnicity at Decision Points - 2018

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol
  • Pursuant to House Bill 17-1315
  • Impaired Driving Court Filings
  • Toxicology Results for Drivers
  • DUI Convictions Rates
  • Demographic Profiles of Drivers
June
2019
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol (June 2019)
1.3 MB
Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2018
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 15-217
  • Officer-Involved Shootings
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Report to the Judiciary Committees of the House of Representatives and Senate.
March
2019
Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2018 (March 2019)
840 KB
Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts
  • Pursuant to House Bill 15-1273
  • 2017-18 academic years
  • Incidents on school grounds
  • Incidents that resulted in a student's arrest, summons or ticket.
March
2019

Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts (March 2019)
808 KB
Interactive dashboard

Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2019
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503 (m), C.R.S
  • Colorado Prison and Parole Population Projections
  • Juvenile incarceration projections
February
2019
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2019 (February 2019)
796 KB
2018 TOP
Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado (2018)
  • Pursuant to 18-1.3-407, C.R.S
  • Youthful Offender System (YOS)
  • Recidivism
  • Education
  • Offender profiles
  • Recommendations
December
2018
Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado (2018) (December 2018)
800 KB
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2018 Annual Report
  • Pursuant to 16-11.3-103(2)(c), C.R.S.
  • Legislative intent and membership
  • Activities of the Commission
  • Recommendations and outcomes
  • Next steps
December
2018
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2018 Annual Report (December 2018)
4.8 MB
Report on the C.L.E.A.R. Act: Community Law Enforcement Action Reporting Act
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 2015-185
  • Community Law Enforcement Action Reporting Act
  • Race and Ethnicity at Major Decision Points
  • Calendar Year 2017
November
2018
The reports and
interactive dashboard
may be found at:

Race and Ethnicity at
Decision Points - 2017
Impacts of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 13-283
  • Marijuana arrests, offenses, and court filings
  • Impaired driving and roadway fatalities
  • Marijuana seizures
  • Adult and youth marijuana usage
  • Hospitalizations and emergency department visits
  • Treatment for marijuana abuse
  • School discipline
October
2018
Impacts of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado (October 2018)
6.1 MB
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol
  • Pursuant to House Bill 17-1315
  • Impaired Driving Court Filings
  • Toxicology Results for Drivers
  • DUI Convictions Rates
  • Demographic Profiles of Drivers
July
2018
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol (July 2018)
4.8 MB
A Study of Homelessness in Seven Colorado Jails
  • Homelessness in Colorado Jails
  • Survey administered in Seven Colorado Jails
  • Why non-native inmates moved to Colorado and why are they staying?
  • Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Homelessness factors
June
2018
A Study of Homelessness in Seven Colorado Jails (June 2018)
586 KB
Community Corrections in Colorado: Program Outcomes and Recidivism, Terminations January 2014-December 2016
  • Community Corrections
  • Program Outcomes and Recidivism
  • Halfway Houses
  • Diversion and Transition
  • Recidivism
  • Residential and Non-Residential Programs
April
2018
(Revised
Aug. 2019)
Community Corrections in Colorado: Program Outcomes and Recidivism, Terminations January 2014-December 2016 (April 2018)
1.3 MB
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2017 Report
  • Pursuant to 17-22.5-404 (6), C.R.S.
  • S.B. 2011-241
  • Also, S.B. 2009-135, H.B. 2010-1374, &, H.B. 2016-1153
  • Parole Board Release Guideline Instrument (PBRGI)
  • Parole Board decisions and PBRGI recommendations
April
2018
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2017 Report (April 2018)
852 KB
Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts
  • Pursuant to House Bill 15-1273
  • 2016-17academic years
  • Incidents on school grounds
  • Incidents that resulted in a student's arrest, summons or ticket.
March
2018
Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts (March 2018)
732 KB
Interactive Dashboard
Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2017
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 15-217
  • Officer-Involved Shootings
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Report to the Judiciary Committees of the House of Representatives and Senate.
March
2018
Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2017 (March 2018)
532 KB
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2018
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503 (m), C.R.S
  • Colorado Prison and Parole Population Projections
  • Juvenile incarceration projections
January
2018
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2018 (January 2018)
1.8 MB
2017 TOP
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2017 Annual Report
  • Pursuant to 16-11.3-103(2)(c), C.R.S.
  • Legislative intent and membership
  • Activities of the Commission
  • Recommendations and outcomes
  • Next steps
December
2017
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2017 Annual Report (December 2017)
2.6 MB
Report on the C.L.E.A.R. Act: Community Law Enforcement Action Reporting Act
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 2015-185
  • Community Law Enforcement Action Reporting Act
  • Race and Ethnicity at Major Decision Points
  • Calendar Year 2016
October
2017

The reports and
interactive dashboard
may be found at:

Race and Ethnicity at
Decision Points - 2016

Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts
  • Pursuant to House Bill 15-1273
  • 2015-16 academic years
  • Incidents on school grounds
  • Incidents that resulted in a student's arrest, summons or ticket.
June
2017
Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts (June 2017)
512 KB
Interactive Dashboard
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2016 Report
  • Pursuant to 17-22.5-404 (6), C.R.S.
  • S.B. 2011-241
  • Also, SB09-135, HB 10-1374
  • Parole Board Release Guideline Instrument (PBRGI)
  • Parole Board decisions and PBRGI recommendations
June
2017
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2016 Report (June 2017)
870 KB
Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2016
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 15-217
  • Officer-Involved Shootings
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Report to the Judiciary Committees of the House of Representatives and Senate.
March
2017
Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2016 (March 2017)
322 KB
Analysis of Senate Bill 13-250
  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 18-18-606
  • Senate Bill 13-250
  • Changes to sentencing of persons convicted of drug crimes

February
2017

Analysis of Senate Bill 13-250 (February 2017)
1.1 MB
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2017
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503 (m), C.R.S
  • Colorado Prison and Parole Population Projections
  • Juvenile incarceration projections
January
2017
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2017 (January 2017)
1.3 MB
Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts
  • Pursuant to House Bill 12-1345
  • 2012-2014 academic years
  • Incidents on school grounds
  • Incidents that resulted in a student's arrest, summons or ticket.
January
2017
Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts (January 2017)
318 KB
2016 TOP
Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado (2016)
  • Pursuant to 18-1.3-407, C.R.S
  • Youthful Offender System (YOS)
  • Recidivism
  • Education
  • Offender profiles
  • Recommendations
December
2016
Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado (2016) (December 2016)
2.4 MB
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2016 Annual Report
  • Pursuant to 16-11.3-103(2), C.R.S.
  • Legislative intent and membership
  • Activities of the Commission
  • Recommendations and outcomes
  • Next steps
December
2016
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2016 Annual Report (December 2016)
15.9 MB
Report on the C.L.E.A.R. Act: Community Law Enforcement Action Reporting Act
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 2015-185
  • Community Law Enforcement Action Reporting Act
  • Race and Ethnicity at Major Decision Points
  • Calendar Year 2015
December
2016

The report and
interactive dashboard
may be found at:

Race and Ethnicity at
Decision Points - 2015

Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2015 Report
  • Pursuant to 17-22.5-404 (6), C.R.S.
  • S.B. 2011-241
  • Also, S.B. 09-135, H.B. 10-1374
  • Parole Board Release Guideline Instrument (PBRGI)
  • Parole Board decisions and PBRGI recommendations
September
2016, revised
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2015 Report (September 2016, revised)
887 KB
Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts
  • Pursuant to House Bill 15-1273
  • Incidents on school grounds
  • Incidents that resulted in a student's arrest, summons or ticket.
  • 2014-2015 academic year
July
2016
Summary of Law Enforcement and District Attorney Reports of Student Contacts (July 2016)
695KB
Interactive Dashboard
Domestic Violence Case Processing in Colorado
  • Profile of Colorado Domestic Violence Cases, FY 2009-2014
  • Domestic Violence Offender Management Board
  • Cases flagged with domestic violence offenses
  • Exploratory study
April
2016
Domestic Violence Case Processing in Colorado (April 2016)
443 KB
Marijuana Legalization in Colorado:
Early Findings
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 13-283
  • Marijuana Legalization in Colorado
  • Passage of Amendment 64
  • Impact on Public Safety
  • Impact on Public Health
  • Impact on Youth
March
2016

Marijuana Legalization in Colorado: Early Findings (March 2016)
428 KB
SB13-283 Tables

Interactive Dashboards

Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2015
  • Pursuant to Senate Bill 15-217
  • Officer-Involved Shootings
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Report to the Judiciary Committees of the House of Representatives and Senate.
March
2016
Officer-Involved Shootings in Colorado: 2010-2015 (March 2016)
402 KB
Recommendations Regarding Body-Worn Camera Policies in Colorado
  • Pursuant to House Bill 15-1285
  • Body-Worn Cameras
  • Study of Best Practices
  • Recommendations
February
2016
Recommendations Regarding Body-Worn Camera Policies in Colorado (February 2016)
1.2 MB
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2016
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503 (m), C.R.S
  • Criminal Justice
  • Colorado Prison Population Projections
  • Colorado Parole Projections
January
2016
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2016 (January 2016)
1.3 MB
2015 TOP
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2015 Annual Report
  • Pursuant to 16-11.3-103(2), C.R.S.
  • Legislative intent and membership
  • Activities of the Commission
  • Recommendations and outcomes
  • Next steps
November
2015
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: FY 2015 Annual Report (November 2015)
10.4 MB
Community Corrections Subsistence Grace Period Pilot Project: Study Findings (revised)
  • Community Corrections
  • Subsistence Grace Period Pilot Project
  • Pursuant to a request for Information CDPS-75 in FY 16 Long Bill
August
2015
Community Corrections Subsistence Grace Period Pilot Project: Study Findings (August 2015, revised)
162 KB

Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2014 Report

Recipient of the 2015 Douglas Yearwood National Publication Award for Statistical / Management presented by
The Justice Research &, Statistics Association

  • Pursuant to 17-22.5-404 (6), C.R.S.
  • S.B. 2011-241
  • Also, S.B. 09-135, H.B. 10-1374
  • Parole Board Release Guideline Instrument (PBRGI)
  • Parole Board decisions and PBRGI recommendations
April
2015
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2014 Report (April 2015)
444 KB
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2015
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503 (m), C.R.S
  • Criminal Justice
  • Colorado Prison Population Projections
  • Colorado Parole Projections
January
2015
Correctional Population Forecasts, FY 2015 (January 2015)
1.2 MB
2014 TOP
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2014 Annual Report
  • FY 2014 recommendations
  • Commission activities
  • 2014 legislation
  • Member and Task Force updates
  • Commission activities
  • Next steps
December
2014
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2014 Annual Report (December 2014)
19 MB

Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado, 2014

Recipient of the 2015 Douglas Yearwood National Publication Award for Research/Policy Analysis presented by The Justice Research &, Statistics Association

  • Pursuant to 18-1.3-407, C.R.S
  • Violent offenders
  • Juveniles sentenced as adults
  • Direct fillings
  • Sentencing Alternatives
  • Youthful Offender System (YOS)
  • Recidivism
  • Education
  • Gangs
  • Offender profiles
  • Recommendations
December
2014
Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado, 2014 (December 2014)
12 MB
2013
Community Corrections in Colorado: Program Outcomes and Recidivism, FY 2012-13
  • Community Corrections
  • Program outcomes and recidivism FY 2012-13
  • halfway houses Diversion and Transition
  • Recidivism
  • Residential and non-residential programs
December
2013
Community Corrections in Colorado: Program Outcomes and Recidivism, FY 2012-13 (December 2013)
1.1 MB
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2013 Annual Report
  • FY 2013 recommendations
  • Commission activities
  • 2013 legislation
  • Task Force updates
  • EPIC initiative
  • Commission repeal extended
  • Next steps
December
2013

Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2013 Annual Report (December 2013)
17 MB

Concerning the Implementation of Amendment 64 (Personal Use and Regulation of Marijuana): Recommendations to the General Assembly per Senate Bill 2013-283
  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 16-11.3-103
  • Senate Bill 2013-283
  • Amendment 64 (Personal Use and Regulation of Marijuana)
  • CCJJ Recommendations on ARIDE training, open container law, public education, and minor in possession
December
2013
Concerning the Implementation of Amendment 64 (Personal Use and Regulation of Marijuana): Recommendations to the General Assembly per Senate Bill 2013-283 (December 2013)
252 KB
Review of Jessica's Law and Colorado's Sex Offender Laws
  • Review submitted upon request by the Governor, Senate President and House Speaker
  • Jessica's Law implementation variations
  • Mandatory sentences and electronic monitoring
  • Evidence-based sentencing
November
2013
Review of Jessica's Law and Colorado's Sex Offender Laws (November 2013)
328 KB
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2013 Report
  • Pursuant to 17-22.5-404 (6), C.R.S.
  • S.B. 2011-241
  • Also, S.B. 09-135, H.B. 10-1374
  • Parole Board decisions
  • Parole Board Release Guideline Instrument
  • Validity studies
November
2013
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions: FY 2013 Report (November 2013)
920 KB
H.B. 13-1195 Human Trafficking and Slavery
  • House Bill 13-1195
  • Human Trafficking and Slavery
  • Report to the Judicial Committees of the House of Representatives and Senate per C.R.S. 18-3-503
October
2013
H.B. 13-1195 Human Trafficking and Slavery (October 2013)
1.3 MB
H.B. 10-1352 Savings Analysis Report: First Two Years of Implementation
  • House Bill 10-1352
  • Drug Sentencing
  • Marijuana use
  • Marijuana possession
March
2013
H.B. 10-1352 Savings Analysis Report: First Two Years of Implementation (March 2013)
500KB
2012
Comprehensive Drug Sentencing Scheme Proposal: Report to the Colorado Judiciary Committees of the House and Senate (Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, December 2012)
  • Proposed drug sentencing scheme
  • House Bill 12-1310, C.R.S. 16-11.3-103(2.7)(a)
December
2012
Comprehensive Drug Sentencing Scheme Proposal: Report to the Colorado Judiciary Committees of the House and Senate (December 2012)
1.1MB
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2012 Annual Report
  • FY 2012 recommendations
  • Commission activities
  • 2012 legislation
  • Behavioral health initiatives
  • Commission website
  • House Bill 1352 findings
  • Parole release guidelines
  • Next steps
December
2012
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2012 Annual Report (December 2012)
8.2MB

Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions FY 2012 Report
(November 1, 2012)

Recipient of the 2013 Douglas Yearwood National Publication Award for Research/Policy Analysis presented by The Justice Research &, Statistics Association

  • Pursuant to 17-22.5-404 (6), C.R.S.
  • S.B. 2011-241
  • Also, S.B. 09-135, H.B. 10-1374
  • Parole Board
  • Parole release guideline
  • Validity study
  • Next steps
November
2012
Analysis of Colorado State Board of Parole Decisions FY 2012 Report (November 2012)
408KB
Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado
  • Pursuant to 18-1.3-407, C.R.S
  • Violent offenders
  • Juveniles sentenced as adults
  • Direct fillings
  • Sentencing alternatives
  • Youthful Offender System (YOS)
  • Recidivism
  • Education
  • Gangs
  • Offender profiles
  • Recommendations
November
2012

Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado (November 2012)
8.4MB
H.B. 10-1352 Savings Analysis Report: First 12 Months of Implementation
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503(1)(u), C.R.S.
  • House Bill 10-1352
  • Drug Sentencing
  • Marijuana use
  • Marijuana possession
January
2012

H.B. 10-1352 Savings Analysis Report: First 12 Months of Implementation (January 2012)
500KB
2011
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2011 Annual Report
  • FY 2011 recommendations
  • Commission activities
  • 2011 legislation
  • Minority overrepresentation in the criminal justice system
  • Behavioral health initiatives
December
2011
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2011 Annual Report (December 2011)
2.2MB
John Echon Re-entry Program (JERP): Process Evaluation
  • Offenders with mental illness
  • Program evaluation
  • Re-entry
  • Community corrections
  • Funded by OJP/BJA grant, 2005-RE-CX-001
December
2011
John Echon Re-entry Program (JERP): Process Evaluation (December 2011)

Information Collection and Analysis of Parole Board Decisions: Progress Report

  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 17-22.5-404 (6).
  • SB11-241
  • Also, S.B. 09-135, H.B. 10-1374
  • Parole Board
  • Parole release and revocation hearings
November
2011
Information Collection and Analysis of Parole Board Decisions: Progress Report (November 2011)
568KB
Crime and Justice in Colorado 2008-2010

Recipient of the Phillip Hoke National Publications Award for Excellence in Analysis: Statistical/Management Report Category presented by The Justice Research &, Statistics Association 2011

 

  • Colorado demographics
  • Adult and juvenile arrests, prosecution, and placements
  • Daily cost of adult and juvenile placements
  • Prison, juvenile commitment, and parole population forecasts
  • Recidivism of offenders in probation, committed youth, community corrections, and DOC
  • The CCJJ and the JJDPC
  • Impact of incarceration on crime
  • Research on crime desistance
  • Escape: mandatory consecutive sentences
  • The death penalty
  • The role of restorative justice
March
2011
Crime and Justice in Colorado 2008-2010 (March 2011)
4.55MB
HB 10-1352 Savings Analysis Report: Review of Analysis Methodology
  • House Bill 10-1352
  • Pursuant to 24-33.5-503(1)(u), C.R.S.
  • Sentencing placements
  • Drug offender surcharge, 18-19-103, C.R.S.
  • The caseload of the Office of the State Public Defender
January
2011
HB 10-1352 Savings Analysis Report: Review of Analysis Methodology (January 2011)
728KB
Colorado Domestic Violence Management Boards Standards for Treatment with Court Ordered Domestic Violence Offenders
  • Domestic violence
  • Intimate partner violence
Revised
January
2011
2010
White Paper from the Treatment Funding Working Group
  • Drug policy reform
  • Substance abuse, dependence, and addiction
  • Behavioral health
  • Treatment availability, funding, and outcomes
December
2010
White Paper from the Treatment Funding Working Group (December 2010)
1.85MB
Information Collection and Analysis of Parole Board Decisions: Progress Report
  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 17-22.5-404 (6).
  • S.B. 09-135, H.B. 10-1374
  • Parole Board
  • Parole release hearings
November
2010
Information Collection and Analysis of Parole Board Decisions: Progress Report (November 2010)
500KB
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2010 Annual Report
  • FY 2010 recommendations
  • Updated performance measures
  • Commission activities
  • 2010 legislation
  • Minority overrepresentation in the criminal justice system
  • Driving under the influence (DUI)
October
2010
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2010 Annual Report (October 2010)
4.10MB
CCJJ Final Status Report (S.B.09-286)
  • Sentencing
  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 16-11.3-103 (2.5). (S.B.09-286)
  • Legislative and non-legislative sentencing recommendations
February
2010
CCJJ Final Status Report (S.B.09-286) (February 2010)
553KB
Evaluation of the Colorado Short Term Intensive Residential Remediation Treatment (STIRRT) Programs
  • Short Term Intensive Residential Remediation Treatment (STIRRT)
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Residential and outpatient component
  • Recidivism rates
October
2010
Evaluation of the Colorado Short Term Intensive Residential Remediation Treatment (STIRRT) Programs (October 2010)
600KB
Recidivism Reduction Package Status Report: FY 2008- FY 2010

  • Recidivism reduction
  • Crime Prevention
  • Offender Diversion Package
  • Division of Youth Corrections
  • Division of Behavioral Health
  • Division of Criminal Justice
  • Department of Human Services
  • Department of Corrections
July
2010
Recidivism Reduction Package Status Report: FY 2008- FY 2010 (July 2010)
1.95MB
Evaluation of the Colorado Integrated System of Care Family Advocacy Demonstration Programs for Mental Health Juvenile Justice Populations--Final Report
  • Family Advocacy
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Mental Illness
  • Co-occurring disorder
  • House Bill 07-1057
June
2010
Evaluation of the Colorado Integrated System of Care Family Advocacy Demonstration Programs for Mental Health Juvenile Justice Populations--Final Report (June 2010)
2.19MB
Errata
Sexual Assault in Jails and Juvenile Facilities: Promising Practices for Prevention and Response - Final Report
  • Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
  • Sexual assault in jails
  • Sexual assault in juvenile facilities
June
2010
Sexual Assault in Jails and Juvenile Facilities: Promising Practices for Prevention and Response - Final Report (June 2010)
3.67MB
Fiscal Year 2008 Community Corrections Program Terminations: Client Needs, Services and Outcomes
  • Community Corrections
  • Client needs
  • Services
  • Terminations
  • Recidivism
June
2010
Fiscal Year 2008 Community Corrections Program Terminations: Client Needs, Services and Outcomes (June 2010)
1.17MB
Evaluation of the Colorado Integrated System of Care Family Advocacy Demonstration Programs for Mental Health Juvenile Justice Populations
Interim Report--Year Two
  • Family Advocacy
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Mental Illness
  • Co-occurring disorder
  • House Bill 07-1057
January
2010

Evaluation of the Colorado Integrated System of Care Family Advocacy Demonstration Programs for Mental Health Juvenile Justice Populations (January 2010)
643KB
2009
CCJJ Findings, Recommendations, and Proposed Plan for the Ongoing Study of Sentencing Reform
(November 30, 2009)
  • Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
  • Sentencing
  • Pursuant to C.R.S 16-11.3-103 (2.5). (S.B.09-286)
  • Legislative and non-legislative sentencing recommendations
November
2009
CCJJ Findings, Recommendations, and Proposed Plan for the Ongoing Study of Sentencing Reform (November 2009)
1425 KB

November Report
December Addendum
Information Collection and Analysis of Parole Board Decisions:
Status Report (November 1, 2009)
  • Pursuant to C.R.S. 17-22.5-404 (6).
  • SB09-135
  • Parole Board
  • Parole release hearings
November
2009
Information Collection and Analysis of Parole Board Decisions: Status Report (November 2009)
722 KB
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2009 Annual Report
  • Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
  • Re-entry of adult offenders
  • Update on Legislative, Business Practice, General Principles, and Cost Savings Recommendations
July
2009
Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: 2009 Annual Report (July 2009)
4298 KB
Evaluation of the Colorado Integrated System of Care Family Advocacy Demonstration Programs for Mental Health Juvenile Justice Populations
  • Family Advocacy
  • Systems of Care
  • Juveniles
  • Mental Illness
  • Co-occurring disorder
  • House Bill 07-1057
January
2009
Evaluation of the Colorado Integrated System of Care Family Advocacy Demonstration Programs for Mental Health Juvenile Justice Populations (January 2009)
601KB
2008

Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice:
2008 Annual Report

Recipient of the Phillip Hoke National Publications Award for Excellence in Analysis: Research and Policy Analysis Report Category presented by The Justice Research &, Statistics Association October 2009

  • Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
  • Re-entry of adult offenders
  • Legislative, Business Practice, General Principles, and Cost Savings Recommendations
December
2008
The Status of Parole Returns to Prison in Colorado
  • Parole returns to prison in Colorado
  • Parole failures
May
2008
The Status of Parole Returns to Prison in Colorado (May 2008)
213KB
Standards and Guidelines for the Assessment, Evaluation, Treatment and Behavioral Monitoring of Adult Sex Offenders
  • Evaluations and risk assessments
  • Standards and guidelines for sex offender treatment
  • Standards and guidelines for monitoring sex offenders
  • Post-conviction polygraph testing
  • Plethysmograph
  • Denial
  • Special populations
  • Lifetime supervision criteria
Revised
March 2008
Standards and Guidelines for the Assessment, Evaluation, Treatment and Supervision of Juveniles who have Committed Sexual Offenses
  • Assessments
  • Youth with sexual behavior problems
  • Implementation of juvenile standards and guidelines for sex offenders
  • Sex offender management
  • Polygraph testing
  • Plethysmograph
  • Denial
  • Special populations
Revised
March 2008
What Works: Effective Recidivism Reduction and Risk-Focused Prevention Programs
  • Compendium of evidence-based options for preventing new and persistent criminal behavior
February
2008

What Works: Effective Recidivism Reduction and Risk-Focused Prevention Programs (February 2008)
5MB

2007
Bulletin Series: "Building Blocks for Institutional Safety"
  • Issues 4: Using Data to Prevent Inmate Sexual Assault
October
2007


Bulletin Series: Building Blocks for Institutional Safety

469KB

Bulletin Series: "Building Blocks for Institutional Safety"
  • Issues 5: A Bibliography of Resources Available from the National Institute of Corrections Information Center
October
2007

Bulletin Series: Building Blocks for Institutional Safety

652KB

Evidence-Based Correctional Practices
  • What works in corrections
  • Eight principles of evidence-based correctional practices
August
2007
Evidence-Based Correctional Practices (August 2007)
117KB 
Crime and Justice in Colorado 2006

Recipient of the Phillip Hoke National Publications Award for Excellence in Analysis: Statistical/Management Report Category presented by The Justice Research &, Statistics Association October 2007

 

  • Colorado demographics
  • Adult and juvenile arrests, prosecution, and conviction demographics
  • Adult and juvenile criminal placements
  • Daily cost of adult and juvenile placements
  • Prison, juvenile commitment, and parole population forecasts
  • Recidivism of drug offenders and women on probation, committed youth, community correction offenders, and DOC inmates
  • Sex offenders
  • Children of incarcerated parents
  • School violence
  • Methamphetamine use in Colorado
  • Outcomes of domestic violence offenders in Colorado
  • Offenders with mental illness in prison administrative segregation
June
2007

Crime and Justice in Colorado 2006 (June 2007)
8.82MB 

Bulletin Series: "Building Blocks for Institutional Safety"
  • Issues 3: Promising Practices to Prevent Inmate Sexual Assault
May
2007

Bulletin Series: Building Blocks for Institutional Safety

568KB

Bulletin Series: "Building Blocks for Institutional Safety"
  • Issues 2: Promising Practices to Prevent Resident Sexual Assaults at Woodfield Cottage Secure Detention Facility
May
2007

Bulletin Series: Building Blocks for Institutional Safety

456KB

2006
Bulletin Series: "Building Blocks for Institutional Safety"
  • Issues 1: Responding to the Prison Rape Elimination Act
July
2006
Bulletin Series: Building Blocks for Institutional Safety (July 2006)
408KB
Community Corrections in Colorado: A study of Program Outcomes and Recidivism, FY00-FY04
  • Financial Outcomes
  • Successful Program Terminations
  • Technical Violations, Escapes and New Crimes
  • Who Succeeds In the Program
  • Outcomes by Program
  • Program Variation
  • What's Linked to Program Success?
  • Who Recidivates?
  • Recidivism by Program and by Program Type
May
2006
Community Corrections in Colorado: A study of Program Outcomes and Recidivism, FY00-FY04 (May 2006)
530KB 
An Assessment of Four Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
  • Juvenile substance abuse treatment programs
  • Adult substance abuse treatment programs
  • Multi-Systemic Treatment Program
  • What works for drug and alcohol treatment
  • Colorado 2004 N-SSAT results
  • Byrne funded substance abuse offender treatment programs
March
2006
An Assessment of Four Substance Abuse Treatment Programs (March 2006)
209KB
2005
Community-Based Management
Pilot Programs for Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System Program Evaluation Report: Year Four
  • Overview of services for the pilot programs for juveniles with mental illness in the criminal justice system
  • Revocations and new offenses
  • Correctional outcomes
  • Out of home placements and hospitalizations
  • Cost analysis
  • Recommendations
October
2005
Community-Based Management Pilot Programs for Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System Program Evaluation Report: Year Four (October 2005)
279KB
Crime and Justice in Colorado 2004
  • Colorado demographics
  • Adult and juvenile arrests by index crime
  • Adult and juvenile arrest by county
  • Adult and juvenile arrest, prosecution, and conviction demographics
  • Adult and juvenile criminal placements
  • Daily cost of adult and juvenile placements
  • Prison, juvenile commitment, and parole population forecasts
  • Mental illness in the criminal justice system
  • Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN)
  • Firearms and domestic violence
  • Substance abuse arrests and treatment
  • Victims of crime
March
2005

Crime and Justice in Colorado 2004 (March 2005)
3.09MB

Community-Based Management: Pilot Programs for Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System Program Evaluation Report: Year Three
  • Pilot programs for juveniles with mental illness in the criminal justice system
  • Sterling
  • Denver UCH MST
  • Cost analysis
  • Recommendations
January
2005

Community-Based Management: Pilot Programs for Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System Program Evaluation Report: Year Three (January 2005)
5.12MB 

2004

Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado

Recipient of the Phillip Hoke National Publications Award for Excellence in the Research/Policy Analysis Category presented by The Justice Research &, Statistics Association October 2005

  • Pursuant to 18-1.3-407, C.R.S
  • Violent offenders
  • Juveniles sentenced as adults
  • Direct fillings
  • Sentencing alternatives
  • Youthful Offender System (YOS)
  • Recidivism
  • Education
  • Gangs
  • Offender profiles
  • Recommendations
November
2004
Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado (November 2004)
479KB
Report on Firearm Use Among Denver Arrestees in 2003 Presented to the Project Safe Neighborhood Task Force
  • Guns
  • Gun arrests
  • Gun violations
  • Firearm possession among arrestees
  • Threats and injuries from firearms
July
2004
Report on Firearm Use Among Denver Arrestees in 2003 Presented to the Project Safe Neighborhood Task Force (July 2004)
308KB
Report by the Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) on Safety Issues Raised by Living Arrangements for and Locations of Sex Offenders in the Community
  • Shared living arrangements (SLA)
  • Sex offender residences
  • Sex offender management
  • Recidivism
  • Maps
March
2004
2003
Process Evaluation of the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board Standards and Guidelines
  • SOMB
  • Implementation of adult standards and guidelines for sex offenders
  • The containment approach
  • Best practices
  • Process evaluation
  • Recidivism
December
2003

Process Evaluation of the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board Standards and Guidelines (December 2003)
6.17MB

Community-Based Management Pilot Program from Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System Program Evaluation Report: Year Two
  • Pilot programs for juveniles with mental illness in the criminal justice system
  • Cost analysis
  • Recidivism
October
2003
Community-Based Management Pilot Program from Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System Program Evaluation Report: Year Two (October 2003)
473MB
Project Safe Neighborhoods America's Network
Against Gun Violence: Firearm Data Presented to Project Safe Neighborhood Task Force
  • Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN)
  • Guns
  • Crime rates
  • Homicide Trends
  • Juvenile Firearm Use
  • Prisoner and Arrestee Firearm Use
  • Federal gun prosecutions
  • Colorado's background and Instacheck system
September
2003
Project Safe Neighborhoods America's Network Against Gun Violence: Firearm Data Presented to Project Safe Neighborhood Task Force (September 2003)
800KB
Evaluation of Colorado's Prison Therapeutic Community for Sex Offenders
  • Therapeutic communities (TC)
  • Sex offender treatment in a prison environment
  • Sex offender treatment effectiveness
  • Process evaluation
  • Recidivism
July
2003

Evaluation of Colorado's Prison Therapeutic Community for Sex Offenders (July 2003)
2.26MB
2002
Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado

Recipient of the Phillip Hoke National Publications Award for Excellence in the Research/Policy Analysis Category presented by The Justice Research &, Statistics Association October 2003
  • Pursuant to 18-1.3-407, C.R.S
  • Violent offenders
  • Juveniles sentenced as adults
  • Direct fillings
  • Sentencing alternatives
  • Youthful Offender System (YOS)
  • Recidivism
  • Education
  • Gangs
  • Offender profiles
  • Recommendation
November
2002
Evaluation of the Youthful Offender System (YOS) in Colorado (November 2002)
515KB
Community-Based Management Pilot Program for Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System
  • Pilot programs for juveniles with mental illness in the criminal justice system
  • Youth profiles
  • Cost analysis
  • Recidivism
  • Recommendations
November
2002
Community-Based Management Pilot Program for Youth with Mental Illness Involved in the Criminal Justice System (November 2002)
668KB
Community Corrections Study Report
  • Community Corrections/Half-way houses
  • Special populations (females, sex offenders, mentally ill, and substance abusers)
  • Offender profiles
  • Level of Supervision Inventory (LSI )
  • Needs/risks
  • Recidivism
  • Recommendations
February
2002
Community Corrections Study Report (February 2002)
428KB
2001
Evaluation of the Denver Drug Court: The Early Years, 1995-1996
  • Drug courts
  • Drug offenders
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Offender profiles
  • Cultural diversity
  • Recidivism
November
2001
Evaluation of the Denver Drug Court: The Early Years, 1995-1996 (November 2001)
295KB
2000
The Value of Polygraph Testing in Sex Offender Management. A Report Submitted to the National Institute of Justice
  • Sex offender post-conviction polygraphs
  • Crossover
  • Incest
  • Sex offender treatment
  • Polygraph research
December
2000

The Value of Polygraph Testing in Sex Offender Management. A Report Submitted to the National Institute of Justice (December 2000)
1.23MB

Lessons Learned: Evaluating the Changes in Perception of Participants of Girls E.T.C. Workshops,1997
  • Female offenders
  • Before and after method
  • Evaluation of training
February
2000
Lessons Learned: Evaluating the Changes in Perception of Participants of Girls E.T.C. Workshops,1997 (February 2000)
584KB
1999
Case Processing Evaluation of the Denver Drug Court
  • Drug courts
  • Offender profiles
  • Process evaluation
February
1999
Case Processing Evaluation of the Denver Drug Court (February 1999)
228KB
1996
Evaluation of the Reasoning and Rehabilitation Cognitive Skills Development Program as Implemented in Juvenile ISP in Colorado
  • R&,R
  • Juvenile ISP
  • Experimental design
  • Recidivism
August
1996
Evaluation of the Reasoning and Rehabilitation Cognitive Skills Development Program as Implemented in Juvenile ISP in Colorado (August 1996)
1.8MB
Comparison of Intensive Supervision Probation and Community Corrections Clientele
  • Intensive Supervision Probation (ISP)
  • Community Corrections
  • Recidivism
May
1996
Comparison of Intensive Supervision Probation and Community Corrections Clientele (May 1996)
214KB
How are Adult Felony Sex Offenders Managed on Probation and Parole?
  • Sex offenders
  • Community management of sex offenders
  • Probation
  • Parole
January
1996
How are Adult Felony Sex Offenders Managed on Probation and Parole? (January 1996)
2.56MB
Managing Adult Sex Offenders:
A Containment Approach
  • Containment approach for sex offenders
  • Offender profiles
  • Model process
  • How to evaluate your program
  • Denial
  • Prosecution of sex crimes
  • Polygraph
  • Sex offender treatment
January
1996

Managing Adult Sex Offenders: A Containment Approach
(External link)