Each entry includes a link to the original "Recommendation Text", its Commission member "Votes", and its implementation "Status", and, where applicable, any "Related Bill" connected to the recommendation. If the "Recommendation Text" link is not available, please see the relevant annual report for the full text of the recommendation.

FY17-CC01 PURPOSE OF COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS
Implementation Complete
Codify the mission and purpose of Community Corrections in language similar to that of Parole as enacted by SB 16-1215.
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FY17-CC02 NEW COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS REENTRY REFERRAL PROCESS
Partial Implementation
The referral process will include revisions to these five elements of the process to refer inmates to community corrections: 1) COV and Non-COV offender referrals, 2) Community referral packets, 3) COV and Non-COV offender program acceptance/approval process, 4) Community corrections boards utilize structured, research-based decision-making, and 5) Repeal the statutory definition of Intensive Supervision Program-Inmate. (See "Referral Process" in the "Recommendation Text" or "Status" documents.)
Recommendation Text    Votes    Status    Related Bill   
FY17-CC03 COMMUNITY REENTRY PROCESS PROCEDURES
Implementation Unknown
This recommendation addresses three elements of reentry process procedures: 1) the timing of and criteria for the reentry process, 2) the definition of "successful community corrections completion," and 3) the eligibility for achievement earned time. (See "Community Reentry Procedures" in the "Recommendation Text" or "Status" documents.)
Recommendation Text    Votes    Status   
FY16-CC01 JUDICIAL EDUCATION
Implementation Complete
The Division of Criminal Justice shall work with local community corrections boards to develop judicial education curricula for judges, probation staff, and other interested parties on the topic of local community corrections programs. Community corrections boards shall work with stakeholders including probation staff and judges to develop local curricula and determine the frequency of training. Each training program should include tours of local programs and should be tailored to local needs. The curricula should include at a minimum the following content:
The purpose of community corrections
    o Kinds of programs available and the target populations of each
    o Role of probation and community corrections as a condition of probation.
Board criteria for accepting/rejecting applications; clarify eligibility criteria.
Profile of clients in community corrections
Use of assessments in local programs and case management
Description of Progression Matrix
Length of placement/earned time
Use of non-residential placements
Sanctions and incentives used by programs
Revocation process
Management of special populations (behavioral health, individuals with disabilities)
Monitoring practices
Address local control issues and different board practices around the state for various topics
(e.g., victim issues)
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FY15-CC01 DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS BOARD MEMBER TRAINING
Implementation Complete
The Colorado Department of Public Safety shall work with local community corrections boards and key stakeholders to develop and implement a mandatory introductory orientation and an annual continuing education curriculum to ensure appropriate and consistent community placement decisions by board members.
Recommendation Text    Votes    Status   
FY15-CC03 STANDARDIZE COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS BOARD MEMBERSHIP AND COMPOSITION
No Implementation
Colorado community corrections boards from every judicial district must have a mandatory minimum membership that includes representatives from the offices of the district attorney, public defender, law enforcement, probation, the Department of Corrections, a victim or survivor representative, and a citizen member. Board membership should strive to reflect the composition and values of the local community.
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FY15-CC04 REVIEW COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS BOARD MEMBER REAPPOINTMENT PROCEDURES
No Implementation
Each judicial district and appointing authority  (see C.R.S., 17-27-103) shall review how often each community corrections board member should apply for reappointment to the board.
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FY15-CC05 PROVIDE FUNDING FOR VERY HIGH RISK OFFENDERS
Ongoing
The General Assembly should provide funding for a specialized program in the community corrections budget for very high risk offenders. This program requires a differential per diem, appropriate standards of practice, and services to address what criminologists term the "top four criminogenic needs." (Footnote: 1)
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FY15-CC06 DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT AND RESEARCH-BASED DECISION MAKING PROCESS
Implementation Unknown
Community corrections boards shall develop and implement a structured, research-based decision making process that combines professional judgment and actuarial risk assessment tools.  This structured decision making process should sort offenders by risk, need and appropriateness for community placement. The Division of Criminal Justice shall receive resources to assist local boards in developing these processes.
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FY15-CC07 PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY WITHIN PROGRAMS
Implementation Unknown
The Colorado Community Corrections Standards developed by the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) shall be changed to allow flexibility within a program to provide appropriate and effective supervision and treatment of sex offenders in accordance with the Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) Standards and Guidelines, and to provide effective and appropriate supervision and treatment of low, medium, high and very high risk offenders.  
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FY15-CC08 DEVELOP PROGRAM EVALUATION TOOL
Implementation Complete
The Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) shall develop a program evaluation tool that will assess each programs' adherence to evidence-based principles and practices and identify each program's capacity for providing appropriate programming to very high risk offenders. The DCJ should receive funding from the General Assembly to obtain expert consultation on the development of the instrument and to complete a statewide assessment of community corrections programs using the new tool.  The current Risk Factor Analysis requirement of DCJ shall be removed from statute (see C.R.S, 17-27-108).  
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FY15-CC09 CREATE THREE-QUARTER HOUSE LIVING ARRANGEMENT
Implementation Unknown
The General Assembly should increase the community corrections appropriation to include a specialized Three-Quarter House or Shared Living Arrangement program for lower risk offenders that includes a specialized per diem, appropriate program standards, and access to services to address stabilization and the minimum supervision needs of lower risk offenders.  
Recommendation Text    Votes    Status   
FY15-CC14 PROVIDE FEEDBACK ON REFERRAL REJECTION
Implementation Unknown
Community corrections boards and programs, in conjunction with the Department of Corrections (DOC) shall develop a communication mechanism to provide appropriate feedback to the inmate regarding the decision to reject placement for a transition referral.  
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FY15-CC15 LIMIT REFERRALS TO TWO OPTIONS
Implementation Unknown
Transition referrals from the Department of Corrections (DOC) to community corrections shall be to a primary and alternate release destination only.  A primary referral shall be a viable and verified county of parole destination or county of conviction.  County of conviction shall not be used for crimes occurring within a Department of Corrections facility or a community corrections facility.
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FY15-CC16 REVISE INTENSIVE RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT (IRT) REFERRAL PROCESS
Implementation Unknown
The Department of Corrections (DOC) shall collaborate with community corrections stakeholders to develop an Intensive Residential Treatment (IRT) (Footnote 1) and Residential Dual Diagnosis Treatment (RDDT)  (Footnote 2) referral process that is focused on where the individual will eventually parole.
Recommendation Text    Votes    Status   

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