Sentencing Reform Task Force

The Sentencing Reform Task Force was seated by the Commission with a start date on September 9, 2020. This Task Force will address the sentencing topics delineated in the 2020 Biennial Letter from Gov. Jared Polis pursuant to House Bill 2018-1287. For a summary of the progress of this Task Force, see Mandates. Upcoming meetings, members, subgroups, previous meeting materials and minutes can be found below.

The Commission previously addressed the topic of sentencing by seating the Comprehensive Sentencing Task Force (Sept. 2010-Sept. 2014) and, prior to that, the Sentencing Task Force (Aug. 2009 to Apr. 2010).

Upcoming Meetings
Committee Date Time Location
Sentencing Reform
Task Force
Agenda (10/12/22):SRTF Oct. 2020 Agenda
(To be posted)
WEDNESDAYS
Oct. 12
Nov. 9
Dec. 7...
(More dates below)
1:30-4:00pm See Meetings for hybrid meeting details (choice of In-person* or Virtual attendance).

Impending meeting dates in bold/red.


*The In-person meeting option is dependent on number of RSVPs. Check Meetings for current meeting status.
Sentence Progression WG TUESDAYS
Sept. 27(no meeting)
Oct. 11
Oct. 25(if needed)
Nov. 8
...
9:00-11:30am
Sentence Structure WG TUESDAYS
Oct. 11(Special time)
Nov. 8
Dec. 6...

10/11/22
1:30-5pm


3:00-5:00pm

Sentencing
Alternatives/Decisions
& Probation WG
FRIDAYS
Oct. 7
Nov. 4
Dec. 2...
9:00-11:30am
WG- WORKING GROUP MEETINGS
WG meetings are scheduled at the convenience of members. Meeting information will always be posted at least 24 hours in advance. 

TF- TASK FORCE MEETING DATES
Unless noted otherwise, all Task Force meetings occur on the WEDNESDAY of the same week as the Friday Commission meetings, which always occur on the second Friday of the month.

WEDNESDAYS @ 1:30pm

October 12, 2022
November 9, 2022
December 7, 2022
January 11, 2023
February 8, 2023
March 8, 2023

For information, contact Task Force Staff: Laurence Lucero (laurence.lucero<at>state.co.us)

Meeting Accessibility (In-person meetings): CDPS is committed to the full inclusion of all individuals. As part of this commitment, CDPS will ensure reasonable accommodations are provided to enable all people to engage fully in our trainings, meetings and events. To request accommodations, please contact CCJJ staff support [laurence.lucero<at>state.co.us] at least two weeks before the meeting date for which you need an accommodation. Please make sure also to let us know if you need any of the materials in an alternative format.

See the CCJJ Calendar for information on all scheduled meetings of the Commission and its committees.

Task Force Members

MEMBERSHIP
Task Force members are listed below (Working Group membership may be found in "Subgroups" below). To ensure balanced representation on the forthcoming task force, the CCJJ Chair and Vice-Chair employed a template to guide the appointment process. Representative agencies and stakeholders were determined first, followed by the appointment of volunteers to the available positions. Current members of the Commission ("CCJJ") serving on the task force are listed first, followed by the remaining task force members in alphabetical order.

Member Position / Affiliation
Rick Kornfeld, Co-chair (CCJJ) Defense/ Private defense
Michael Dougherty, Co-chair
Sentence Structure WG, Leader
Prosecution/ District Attorney’s Office, 20th J.D.
Taj Ashaheed (CCJJ) Lived Experience/ Second Chance Center
Valarie Finks (CCJJ) Victim Representative/ District Attorney’s Office, 1st J.D.
Bob Gardner (CCJJ) Legislature/ State Senate District 12
Julie Gonzales (CCJJ) Legislature/ State Senate District 34
Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez (CCJJ) Legislature/ State House District 4
Justin "JR" Hall (CCJJ) Parole Board/ Chair
David "Dave" Hayes (CCJJ) Law Enforcement/ Police Chief, Louisville
Jessica Jones (CCJJ) Defense/ Private defense
Greg Mauro (CCJJ) 
Sentence Progression WG, Co-Leader
Director/ Denver Div. of Community Corrections
Tom Raynes (CCJJ) Prosecution/ CO District Attorneys’ Council
Michael Rourke (CCJJ) Prosecution/ District Attorney’s Office, 19th J.D.
Glenn Tapia (CCJJ)
Sentencing Alternatives/ Decisions & Probation WG, Leader
Judicial Branch/ Director, Div. of Probation Services
Dean Williams (CCJJ)
Sentence Progression WG, Former Leader
Department of Corrections/ Executive Director
Maureen Cain Defense/ State Public Defender’s Office
Christie Donner Advocate/ CO Criminal Justice Reform Coalition
Kazi Houston Victim Representative/ Rocky Mountain Victim Law Ctr.
Henry Jackson Sentencing Disparity Expert/ Metro State University
David Kaplan Defense/ Private defense
Sarah Keck Judicial Branch/ Court Services
Brian Mason
Sentence Progression WG, Co-Leader
Prosecution/ District Attorney’s Office, 17th J.D.
Andrew Matson Lived Experience/ Colorado CURE
Heather McClure Lived Experience/ Adams County Criminal Justice Council
Dan Rubinstein Prosecution/ District Attorney’s Office, 21st J.D.
Reappointment Pending
Terri Carver (CCJJ) Legislature/ State House District 20
Staff: Laurence Lucero (laurence.lucero<at>state.co.us)
"CCJJ" - Commission members
Former Members Position / Affiliation
Chris Bachmeyer (CCJJ) District Court Judge/ 1st Judicial District
Jeff Chostner Prosecution/ District Attorney’s Office, 10th J.D.
Kristen Hilkey (CCJJ)
Parole WG, Leader &
Sentence Progression WG, Co-Leader
Parole Board/ Chair
Matt Lewis (CCJJ) Law Enforcement/ Mesa County Sheriff
Kara Martin Pretrial/ Judicial Branch
Lisa Wayne Defense/ Private defense
Subgroups
Working Groups created by the Task Force are listed here, along with Leaders, Members, and assigned topics.
 
SENTENCE PROGRESSION WORKING GROUP
Unless indicated otherwise, this group meets twice a month: on the Tuesday of "Commission Week"  at 9:00am [For reference, the Commission meets on the second Friday of the month] AND, IF NEEDED on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
This Working Group has been reactivated following a work hiatus. These previous areas of focus are under review:
- Examine the use of options and incentives to promote positive progress through the sentence. 
- Preparing individuals throughout incarceration for release and re-entry.
- Review existing re-entry options and opportunities to redefine or expand such options.
Members:
WG CO-LEADER - Emily Fleischmann, Defense/Office of State Public Defender
WG CO-LEADER - Brian Mason, Prosecution/ DA Office, 17th JD
WG CO-LEADER - Greg Mauro, Dir./ Denver Div. of Community Corrections
Joseph Archambault, Office of the State Public Defender
Taj Ashaheed, Care Manager/ Second Chance Center
Christie Donner, CO Criminal Justice Reform Coalition
Bob Gardner, State Senate/ District 12
Justin "JR" Hall, Chair, CO State Board of Parole
Rick Kornfeld, Defense/ Private defense
Andrew Matson, Colorado CURE
Merideth McGrath, Div. of Parole/ CO Dept. of Corrections
Richard Morales, Latino Coalition
Steve O'Dorisio, Commissioner/ Adams Co. Board of Commissioners
Amber Pedersen, CO Dept. of Corrections
Michael Rourke, DA Office/ 19th JD
Emily Tofte Nestaval, Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center
Abigail Tucker, Behavioral Health Provider
Catrina Weigel, DA Office/ 20th JD

Former Members
Valarie Finks, Crime Victim Comp./ DA Office, 1st JD
WG CO-LEADER - Kristen Hilkey, Chair/ CO State Board of Parole
WG LEADER - Dean Williams, Exec. Dir./ CO Dept. of Corrections
For information, contact Working Group Staff:
Laurence Lucero (laurence.lucero@state.co.us)
SENTENCE STRUCTURE WORKING GROUP
(Unless indicated otherwise, this group will meet monthly on "Commission Week" Tuesdays at 3:00pm; see Calendar for dates)
Areas of focus/goals:
- Felony and misdemeanor sentencing grids
- Sentencing ranges
- Enhancements (habitual, extraordinary risk)
- Promote consistency and certainty in sentencing
- Simplify various aspects of sentencing
Members:
WG LEADER - Michael Dougherty, District Attorney’s Office/ 20th JD
Maureen Cain, Office of the State Public Defender
Valarie Finks, Victim Compensation, DA Office/ 1st JD
Jes Jones, Defense/ Private defense
David Kaplan, Defense/ Private defense
Tom Raynes, Colorado District Attorney’s Council
Dan Rubinstein, District Attorney’s Office/ 21st JD
Former member
Lisa Wayne, Defense/Private defense
For information, contact Working Group Staff:
Stephane Waisanen (stephane.waisanen<at>state.co.us)
SENTENCING ALTERNATIVES/DECISIONS & PROBATION WORKING GROUP
(Unless indicated otherwise, this group meets on the first Friday of each month at 9:00am; see Calendar for dates.)
Areas of focus/goals:
Areas of focus/goals: Carefully develop and propose recommendations to address, ameliorate, redefine and/or improve...
- Customization of supervision level to avoid over-supervision addressing probation practices regarding the use of conditions, length of supervision, and responses to violations and revocations.
- Culture, gender, and minority disparities in probation practices and outcomes.
- The impact of probation outcomes on the prison population.
- The statutory purpose of probation.
- Alternatives to probation that can be utilized at the time of sentencing.
- Examination of the use of probation as an option for petty offenses.
- The topic of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among probationers was deferred, given the creation of the SB 2021-138 Task Force (See mindsourcecolorado.org/sb-138-task-force/) and the Task Force Final Report)
Members:
WG LEADER - Glenn Tapia, Probation Division/ Judicial Branch
Chris Gallo, DA Office/ 18th JD
Kristin Heath, Jefferson County Justice Services
Kazi Houston, Victim Representative/ Rocky Mt. Victim Law Center
Matthew James, DA Office/ 2nd JD
Heather McClure, Lived Experience/ Adams County CJ Council
Clay McKisson, District Court Judge, 3rd JD/ Judicial Branch
Jenifer Morgen, Probation/ 17th JD
Greg Otte, Probation/ 8th JD
Thea Reiff, Defense/ State Public Defender Office
Elaina Shively, DA Office & Restorative Justice/ 20th JD
Abigail Tucker, Behavioral Health Treatment Provider
Former Members:
Terri Carver, State Representative/ House District 20
Kathryn Herold, Defense/ Boulder Public Defender Office
Megan Ring, Defense/ State Public Defender
For information, contact Working Group Staff:
Stephane Waisanen (stephane.waisanen@state.co.us)
PAROLE WORKING GROUP - Concluded
(There is no current work assigned to this Working Group.)
Areas of focus/goals:
- Examine the standard and "special" conditions of parole
- Examine parole practices related to supervision length
- Explore risk information and protective factors as they relate to parole supervision options
- Examine parole eligibility options
- Abate disparate treatment/impact
Members:
WG LEADER - Kristen Hilkey, Chair/ Colorado State Board of Parole
Taj Ashaheed, Care Manager/ Second Chance Center
Michelle Aswad, Victim representative
Kazi Houston, Legal Director/ Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center
Mollie Schultz, DA Office/ 2nd JD
Susan White, Assistant Director/ Parole Division, CDOC
Former Members
Jeff Chostner, District Attorney (DA) Office/ 10th Judicial District (JD)
For information, contact Working Group Staff:
Stephane Waisanen (stephane.waisanen@state.co.us)
Materials - Task Force
Materials posted for and by the Sentencing Reform Task Force are below.


DECEMBER 8, 2021 - SENTENCING REFORM TASK FORCE
Please see below under "Materials - Working Groups" (September 14, 2021) the materials provided to the Sentence Structure Working Group by Kristen Hilkey (Chair, CO State Board of Parole and SRTF Member).



OCTOBER 6, 2021 - SENTENCING REFORM TASK FORCE
Sentencing Alternatives/Decisions & Probation Working Group

(Presentation of five draft recommendations to the Task Force by the Working Group. The draft recommendations will be re-presented at the next meeting of the Task Force on Nov. 10.)

pdf POWERPOINT - Draft Recommendations regarding Probation 



JULY 6, 2021 - GOVERNOR & GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Based on CCJJ Recommendation FY21-SR #01 prepared by the Sentencing Reform Task Force and its Sentence Structure Working Group, Senate Bill 2021-271 passed the General Assembly 6/25/2021 and was signed by the Governor on 7/6/2021.



APRIL 20, 2021 - COLORADO HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
An informational presentation on FY21-SR #01 (see below) was offered by the Commission/SRTF to the House Judiciary Committee on April 20, 2021 (Listen to the presentation; 36:04 mins.). 



APRIL 9, 2021 - COLORADO COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE JUSTICE
Sentencing Reform Task Force & Sentence Structure Working Group
(The approved SRTF recommendation from 3/12/2021 was amended and re-approved on April 9, 2021 by the Commission. The amendment inserted Title 39 Taxation offenses and the offenses labeled, "Miscellaneous Misdemeanor and Petty Offenses." )

(As Re-Approved; This version replaces all previous versions mentioned below.)
pdf icon HANDOUT- Recommendation FY21-SR #01. Revise Misdemeanor Sentencing and Offenses [Statutory]



Sentencing Reform Task Force & Parole Working Group
(The SRTF approved this draft recommendation on 4/7/2021 for presentation to the Commission on April 9, 2021. The PowerPoint presentation is offered below in lieu of the recommendation draft, which will undergo final consideration by the Commission on May 14, 2021.)

pdf POWERPOINT - Preliminary Recommendation DRAFT: FY21-SR #02. Update the Standard Conditions of Parole and revise the Additional Conditions of Parole [Statutory; Policy] 



Sentencing Alternatives/Decisions & Probation Working Group
The Working Group requested that materials from its April 2, 2021 meeting be shared with the Task Force. See the Misdemeanor Prosecution NBER Working Paper and Summary below under ("pop-box") section, "Materials - Working Groups" (April 2, 2021).



MARCH 12, 2021 - COLORADO COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE JUSTICE
Sentencing Reform Task Force & Sentence Structure Working Group
(Final recommendation draft prepared by the Sentencing Reform Task Force was presented and approved at the March 12, 2021 meeting of the Commission.)

(As Approved; This version was replaced by the 4/9/2021 version above.)
HANDOUT - Recommendation FY21-SR #01. Revise Misdemeanor Sentencing and Offenses [Statutory]



MARCH 10, 2021 - SENTENCING REFORM TASK FORCE
Sentence Structure Working Group
(Final recommendation draft prepared by the Working Group for the Task Force and subsequently for presentation to the Commission on March 12, 2021.)

Due to intense interest in the preliminary recommendation draft, the Commission authorized the posting of the the preliminary version and revisions of the recommendation. These previous versions are obsolete. The final version of this recommendation was re-approved at the April 9, 2021 CCJJ meeting and is posted above.

HANDOUT - Preliminary Recommendation DRAFT: FY21-SR #01 [version obsolete]



FEBRUARY 26, 2021 - COLORADO COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE JUSTICE
Sentencing Reform Task Force & Sentence Structure Working Group
Preliminary recommendation presentation (Part 2) to the Commission on Feb. 26, 2021. (Note that Part 2 of the presentation began on Slide #20. The previous Part 1, Slides #1 to #19 were included.)

pdf POWERPOINT - PART 2: Preliminary Recommendation DRAFT: FY21-SR #01. Revise Misdemeanor Sentencing and Offenses [Statutory] 

Due to intense interest in the preliminary recommendation draft, the Commission authorized the posting of the "meeting version" (02/26/2021) and subsequent revisions of the recommendation. These previous versions are obsolete. The final version of this recommendation was re-approved at the April 9, 2021 CCJJ meeting and is posted above.

HANDOUT - Preliminary Recommendation DRAFT: FY21-SR #01 [version obsolete]



FEBRUARY 24, 2021 - SENTENCING REFORM TASK FORCE
Parole Working Group

(This is a preliminary presentation of a draft recommendation to the Task Force by the Parole Working Group. The draft recommendation was returned to the Parole Working Group for additional deliberation and revision.)

pdf POWERPOINT - Preliminary Recommendation on the Standard and the Additional Conditions of Parole 



FEBRUARY 12, 2021 - COLORADO COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE JUSTICE
Sentencing Reform Task Force & Sentence Structure Working Group
(Preliminary recommendation presentation (Part 1) for presentation to the Commission on Feb. 12, 2021. Note: Part 2 of the presentation to the Commission occurred on Feb. 26, 2021; see above.)

pdf POWERPOINT - PART 1: Preliminary Recommendation DRAFT: FY21-SR #01. Revise Misdemeanor Sentencing and Offenses [Statutory]  



OCTOBER 7, 2020 - SENTENCING REFORM TASK FORCE MEETING

HANDOUTS/POWERPOINTS
pdf SRTF Guiding Principles (draft)

pdf Sentence Progression - Sentence Progression Working Group
(Dean Williams, WG Leader)

pdf Preliminary Work - Sentence Structure Working Group
(Michael Dougherty [WG Leader], Maureen Cain, Christie Donner, & Tom Raynes)



SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 - SENTENCING REFORM TASK FORCE MEETING

HANDOUTS/POWERPOINTS
pdf Welcome and Introduction to CCJJ
(Kim English, Div. of Criminal Justice)

pdf Criminal Sentencing in Colorado: A Look Back over the Last 40+ Years
(Maureen Cain, TF Member & Michael Dougherty, TF Co-Chair)

pdf Colorado Prison Population Drivers: Growth, Forecasts & Factors
(Linda Harrison, Div. of Criminal Justice)

pdf Exploring the Increase in District Court Filings in Colorado, 2013-2018 (2019)
(See also, "Exploring Filings" Supplement - By Judicial District)
(Jeffrey Lin, U. of Denver and Peg Flick and Kim English, Div. of Criminal Justice)

pdf Sentencing in America, 1975 - 2025 (2013)
[Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Res. Paper No. 13-44;
(Michael Tonry, University of Minnesota)

Distributed to Task Force members (09/10/2020)
pdf Purposes of Sentencing (18-1-102.5, C.R.S.)
Materials - Working Groups
Materials posted for and by the Working Groups of the Sentencing Reform Task Force are below.


SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 - SENTENCING ALTERNATIVE/DECISIONS & PROBATION WORKING GROUP

Crime and Justice Institute
pdf icon REPORT: Improving Outcomes and Safely Reducing Revocations from Probation Supervision in Colorado [July 2022]

pdf icon REPORT: Promoting Success on Community Supervision [July 2022]
(Shared by Glenn Tapia, WG Leader)



SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 - SENTENCE PROGRESSION WORKING GROUP
Materials made available to the Working Group following the Sept. 6 meeting provided by Chrystal Owin, Office of Community Corrections and Anne Andrews, Colorado State Parole Board.

Office of Community Corrections
pdf icon DOCUMENT: Referral Data: FY 2020

pdf icon DOCUMENT: Referral Data: FY 2021

pdf icon DOCUMENT: Referral Data: FY 2022 (draft!)

pdf icon DOCUMENT: Community Corrections - Risk-Informed Outcomes Programs
(By Jurisdiction and Population Served)

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Community Corrections - Denials: Data and Impacts

Colorado State Board of Parole
pdf icon REPORT: CO State Board of Parole Annual Report - FY 2021

Also, see these community corrections related links:
pdf icon Office of Community Corrections 
  (These links are available from the OCC website, but are provided here for convenience...)
pdf icon Residential Community Corrections Dashboards
pdf icon Therapeutic Community Dashboards
pdf icon Performance-Based Contracting


AUGUST 9, 2022 - SENTENCE PROGRESSION WORKING GROUP

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Overview: Community Corrections
(Chrystal Owin, Office of Community Corrections, Division of Criminal Justice, CDPS)

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Overview: Intensive Supervision Program-Inmate
(Amber Pedersen/Merideth McGrath, CO Dept. of Corrections)

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Parole Board Considerations
(JR Hall [Chair] / Anne Andrews [Analyst], CO State Board of Parole)



JUNE 28, 2022 - SENTENCING ALTERNATIVE/DECISIONS & PROBATION WORKING GROUP

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Overview of Community Reentry and Transition & Working Group History
(Greg Mauro, WG Co-leader & CCJJ Staff)



MAY 6, 2022 - SENTENCING ALTERNATIVE/DECISIONS & PROBATION WORKING GROUP

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Probation Supervision Practices
(Richard Stroker, CCJJ Consultant; Director, Ctr. for Effective Public Policy)



MARCH 4, 2022 - SENTENCING ALTERNATIVE/DECISIONS & PROBATION WORKING GROUP

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Evidence of "Risk-Need-Responsivity" Based Treatment
(Yuanting Zhang, Division of Criminal Justice)



FEBRUARY 4, 2022 (& JAN. 7, 2022) - SENTENCING ALTERNATIVE/DECISIONS & PROBATION WORKING GROUP

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Sex Offenders and SOISP Basic Data
(Glenn Tapia, WG Leader) [Presented 1/7/22; appended and re-presented 2/4/22]



SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 - SENTENCE STRUCTURE WORKING GROUP

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Overview of Community Corrections

(Katie Ruske & Chrystal Owin, Division of Criminal Justice)

pdf icon MEMO: CO State Board of Parole - Perspective on Sentencing Structure
pdf icon REPORT: Prison-Release Discretion and Prison Population Size: State Report-Colorad0 [9/23/2020; Robina Institute]

(Kristen Hilkey, Chair, CO State Board of Parole)



AUGUST 6, 2021 - SENTENCING ALTERNATIVE/DECISIONS & PROBATION WORKING GROUP

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Telemental Health for Justice-involved Populations after COVID
(Yuanting Zhang, Division of Criminal Justice)



JULY 27, 2021 - SENTENCE STRUCTURE WORKING GROUP (Listening Session #3)

pdf icon HANDOUT: Colorado Restorative Justice Law
(Liz Porter-Merrill, Restorative Justice Law & Practices, Office of the Colorado State Public Defender)

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Probation Typologies & Crime Types
(Glenn Tapia, Division of Probation)



JUNE 22, 2021 - SENTENCE STRUCTURE WORKING GROUP (Listening Session #2)

pdf icon PRESENTATION: Felony Level of DWAI: Vehicular Homicide & Vehicular Assault
(Ed Wood, DUID Victim Voices)



JUNE 8, 2021 - SENTENCE PROGRESSION WORKING GROUP

pdf icon HANDOUT: Preliminary Findings of Community corrections/ISP-I referral patterns
(Linda Harrison, Division of Criminal Justice)



JUNE 4, 2021 - PROBATION WORKING GROUP

pdf icon HANDOUT: Best Practices in Tele-mental Health
(Abigail Tucker, Probation WG Member & CCJJ Vice Chair)



APRIL 13, 2021 - SENTENCE PROGRESSION WORKING GROUP

pdf icon POWERPOINT: FY 2019 Parole Board Decisions - Parole Applications
(Kim English, Division of Criminal Justice)



APRIL 2, 2021 - SENTENCING ALTERNATIVES/DECISIONS & PROBATION WORKING GROUP

pdf icon Misdemeanor Prosecution (NBER Working Paper 28600)
pdf icon SUMMARY- Misdemeanor Prosecution (NBER Working Paper 28600)
(Suzanne Ferrere, Division of Probation Services)



MARCH 9, 2021 - SENTENCE PROGRESSION WORKING GROUP
(Materials provided at the Working Group meeting and supplemental materials distributed following the March 9 meeting offering overviews of Community Corrections, Intensive Supervision Program-Inmate and the CO State Board of Parole.)

pdf POWERPOINT: Transition Referrals to Community Corrections 
pdf POWERPOINT: CDOC to Community Corrections Referral Decisions (Parts 1 & 2)
pdf HANDOUT: FY20 Community Corrections Referral Reports by Quarter

(Chrystal Owin, Community Corrections, Div. of Criminal Justice)

pdf HANDOUT: Overview: Intensive Supervision Program - Inmate
(Merideth McGrath, Div. of Parole, CO Dept. of Corrections)

pdf POWERPOINT: Overview: Colorado State Board of Parole 
(Kristen Hilkey, CO State Board of Parole)



DECEMBER 4, 2020 - SENTENCE PROGRESSION WORKING GROUP

pdf Community Corrections Referral Report (FY20-Q1 to Q4) 

pdf Scope of CDOC Population with Programming Potential 



DECEMBER 4, 2020 - SENTENCING ALT./DEC & PROBATION WORKING GROUP

pdf Alternative Sentencing Approaches 
(Jack Reed, Div. of Criminal Justice)

pdf Working Group: Scope of Work Development 
Previous Meetings - 2022
Minutes of previous meetings are posted here, subsequent to applicable committee approval. Meeting audio is available for six months (180 days) from the meeting date after which the minutes document serves as the record of the meeting.

SRTF = Sentencing Reform Task Force; WG = Working Group
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob = Sentencing Alternatives/Decisions & Probation
Committee Date/Time Location Minutes / Audio
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Sept. 9, 2022
9:00-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon9/9/22 Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon9/9/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 3/9/2023)
SRTF Sept. 7, 2022
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon9/7/22 Minutes (To be posted upon approval)
mp3 icon9/7/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 3/7/2023)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Sept. 6, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon9/6/22 Structure Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon9/6/22 Structure Meeting Audio
(exp. 3/6/2023)
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Sept. 6, 2022
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon9/6/22 Progression Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon9/6/22 Progression Meeting Audio
(exp. 3/6/2023)
SRTF Aug. 10, 2022
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon8/10/22 Minutes
mp3 icon8/10/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 2/7/2023)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Aug. 9, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon8/9/22 Structure Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon8/9/22 Structure Meeting Audio
(exp. 2/6/2023)
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Aug. 9, 2022
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon8/9/22 Progression Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon8/9/22 Progression Meeting Audio
(exp. 2/6/2023)
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Aug. 5, 2022
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon8/5/22 Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon8/5/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 2/2/2023)
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Jul. 26, 2022
9:00-11:00am
Canceled Data/info
compilation ongoing
SRTF Jul. 6, 2022
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon7/6/22 Minutes
mp3 icon7/6/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 1/3/2023)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Jul. 5, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon7/5/22 Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon7/5/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 1/2/2023)
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Jul. 1, 2022
9:00-11:00am
Canceled Schedule conflicts
SRTF:
Sentence Progression WG
Jun. 28, 2022
9:00-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon6/28/22 Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon6/28/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 12/26/2022)
SRTF Jun. 8, 2022
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon6/8/22 Minutes
mp3 icon6/8/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 12/6/2022)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Jun. 7, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon6/7/22 Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon6/7/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 12/5/2022)
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Jun. 3, 2022
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon6/3/22 Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon6/3/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 12/1/2022)
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
May 13, 2022
9:00-10:00am
Preliminary reactivation planning
Virtual Meeting
pdf icon5/13/22 Minutes (To be posted)
mp3 icon5/13/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 11/10/2022)
SRTF May 11, 2022
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon5/11/22 Minutes
mp3 icon5/11/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 11/8/2022)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
May 10, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Canceled Schedule conflicts
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
May 6, 2022
9:00-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon5/6/22 Minutes
mp3 icon5/6/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 11/3/2022)
SRTF Apr. 6, 2022
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon4/6/22 Minutes
mp3 icon4/6/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 10/4/2022)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Apr. 5, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon4/5/22 Minutes
mp3 icon4/5/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 10/3/2022)
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Apr. 1, 2022
9:00-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon4/1/22 Minutes
mp3 icon4/1/22 Meeting Audio
(exp. 9/29/2022)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Mar. 15 & 29, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Canceled
Starting April 5, this WG
will meet monthly.
Schedule conflicts
SRTF Mar. 9, 2022
1:30-2:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon3/9/22 Minutes
(Audio expired)
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Mar. 4, 2022
9:00-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon3/4/22 Minutes
(Audio expired)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Mar. 1, 2022
3:00-3:20pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon3/1/22 Minutes
(Audio expired)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Feb. 15, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Canceled Schedule conflicts
SRTF Feb. 9, 2022
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/9/22 Minutes
(Audio expired)
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Feb. 4, 2022
9:00-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/4/22 Minutes
(Audio expired)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Feb. 1, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/1/22 Minutes
(Audio expired)
SRTF Jan. 26, 2022
1:30-4:0pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/26/22 Minutes
(Audio expired)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Jan. 18, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Canceled Schedule conflicts
SRTF Jan. 12, 2022
1:30-4:0pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/12/22 Minutes
(Audio expired)
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Jan. 7, 2022
9:00-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/7/22 Minutes
(Audio expired)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Jan. 4, 2022
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/4/22 Minutes
(Audio expired)
Previous Meetings - 2021
Minutes of previous meetings are posted here, subsequent to applicable committee approval. Meeting audio is available for six months (180 days) from the meeting date after which the minutes document serves as the record of the meeting. 

SRTF = Sentencing Reform Task Force; WG = Working Group
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob = Sentencing Alternatives/Decisions & Probation
Committee Date/Time Location Minutes / Audio
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Dec. 21, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Canceled Schedule conflicts
SRTF Dec. 8, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/8/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Dec. 7, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/7/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Dec. 3, 2021
9:00-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/3/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Nov. 23, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/23/21 Minutes
SRTF Nov. 10, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/10/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Nov. 9, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/9/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Nov. 5, 2021
8:30-11:30am
Canceled Break to gather
stakeholder feedback
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Nov. 2, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Canceled Schedule conflicts
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Oct. 19, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon10/19/21 Minutes
SRTF Oct. 6, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon10/6/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG

(Listening Session #4)
Oct. 5, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting /
Listening Session
pdf icon10/5/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Oct. 1, 2021
8:30-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon10/1/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Sept. 21, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Canceled Schedule conflicts
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Sept. 14, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon9/14/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Sept. 10, 2021
8:30-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon9/10/21 Minutes
SRTF Sept. 8, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon9/8/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Aug. 24, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon8/24/21 Minutes
SRTF Aug. 11, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon8/11/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Aug. 10, 2021
2:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon8/10/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Aug. 6, 2021
8:30-12:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon8/6/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Aug. 3, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Canceled Simple work break
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG

(Listening Session #3)
Jul. 27, 2021
12:00-3:30pm
Virtual Meeting /
Listening Session
pdf icon7/27/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Jul. 8, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon7/8/21 Minutes
SRTF Jul. 7, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon7/7/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence Progression WG

(WG hiatus began)
Jul. 6, 2021
3:00-4:30pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon7/6/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Jul. 2, 2021
9:00-12:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon7/2/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG

(Listening Session #2)
Jun. 22, 2021
11:30am-4:30pm
Virtual Meeting /
Listening Session
pdf icon6/22/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG

(Listening Session #1)
Jun. 21, 2021
10:30am-2:00pm
Virtual Meeting /
Listening Session
pdf icon6/21/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Jun. 15, 2021
8:30-10:00am
Canceled On hiatus
SRTF June 9, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon6/9/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence Progression WG
Jun. 8, 2021
3:00-4:30pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon6/8/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Jun. 4, 2021
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon6/4/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Jun. 1, 2021
8:30-10:00am
Canceled On hiatus
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
May 18, 2021
8:30-10:00am
Canceled On hiatus
SRTF May 12, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Canceled Simple work break
SRTF:
Sentence Progression WG
May 11, 2021
3:00-4:30pm
Canceled Ongoing
data analyses
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
May 7, 2021
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon5/7/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
May 4, 2021
8:30-10:00am
Canceled On hiatus
CCJJ/SRTF:
Parole WG
Apr. 23, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Q & A Session:
Parole Conditions of Supervision
For meeting details, see CCJJ Meetings (4/23/21)
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Apr. 20, 2021
8:30-10:00am
Canceled On hiatus
SRTF:
Sentence Progression WG
*Data Study Group*
Apr. 13, 2021
4:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon4/13/21 Minutes
SRTF Apr. 7, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon4/7/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Apr. 6, 2021
3:00-4:30pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon4/6/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Apr. 6, 2021
8:30-10:00am
Canceled On hiatus
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Apr. 2, 2021
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon4/2/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Mar. 23, 2021
8:30-10:00am
Canceled On hiatus
SRTF:
Parole WG
Mar. 17, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon3/17/21 Minutes
SRTF Mar. 10, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon3/10/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Mar. 9, 2021
3:00-4:30pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon3/9/21 Minutes
CCJJ/SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Mar. 5, 2021
1:30-3:00pm
Q & A Session #2:
Misdemeanor Sentencing/Offenses
For meeting details, see CCJJ Meetings (3/5/21)
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Mar. 5, 2021
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon3/5/21 Minutes
SRTF Feb. 24, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/24/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Feb. 22, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/22/21 Minutes
CCJJ/SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Feb. 19, 2021
1:30-3:00pm
Q & A Session #1:
Misdemeanor Sentencing/Offenses
For meeting details, see CCJJ Meetings (2/19/21)
SRTF:
Parole WG
Feb. 17, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/17/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Feb. 16, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/16/21 Minutes
SRTF Feb. 10, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/10/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Feb. 9, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/9/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Feb. 8, 2021
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/8/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Feb. 5, 2021
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/5/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Feb. 2, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon2/2/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Jan. 27, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/27/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Jan. 26, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/26/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Jan. 25, 2021
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/25/21 Minutes
SRTF Jan. 20, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/20/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Jan. 19, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/19/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Jan. 19, 2021
12:00-1:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/19/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Jan. 13, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/13/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Jan. 12, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/12/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Jan. 8, 2021
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/8/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Jan. 7, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/7/21 Minutes
SRTF Jan. 6, 2021
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/6/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Jan. 5, 2021
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/5/21 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Jan. 4, 2021
3:30-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon1/4/21 Minutes
Previous Meetings - 2020
Minutes of previous meetings are posted here, subsequent to applicable committee approval. Meeting audio is available for six months (180 days) from the meeting date after which the minutes document serves as the record of the meeting.

SRTF = Sentencing Reform Task Force; WG = Working Group
Sent. Alt/Dec & Probation = Sentencing Alternatives/Decisions & Probation
Committee Date/Time Location Minutes / Audio
SRTF:
Parole WG
Dec. 30, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/30/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Dec. 29, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/29/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Dec. 23, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/23/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Dec. 23, 2020
11:00am-12:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/23/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Dec. 21, 2020
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/21/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Dec. 16, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/16/20 Minutes
SRTF Dec. 9, 2020
1:30-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/9/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Dec. 8, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/8/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Dec. 7, 2020
3:00-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/7/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Dec. 7, 2020
11:00-11:30am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/7/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Dec. 4, 2020
9:00-11:00am
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/4/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Dec. 2, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/2/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Dec. 1, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon12/1/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Nov. 30, 2020
3:30-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/30/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Nov. 25, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/25/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Nov. 24, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/24/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Nov. 18, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/18/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Nov. 17, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/17/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Nov. 16, 2020
3:00-4:30pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/16/20 Minutes
SRTF Nov. 10, 2020
1:30-3:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/10/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Nov. 9, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/9/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Nov. 4, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/4/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Progression WG
Nov. 3, 2020
3:00-4:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/3/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sentence
Structure WG
Nov. 2, 2020
3:00-4:30pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon11/2/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Sent. Alt/Dec & Prob WG
Oct. 30, 2020
1:30-3:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon10/30/20 Minutes
SRTF:
Parole WG
Oct. 28, 2020
3:30-5:00pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon10/28/20 Minutes
SRTF Oct. 7, 2020
1:30-4:30pm
Virtual Meeting pdf icon10/7/20 Minutes
SRTF Sep. 9, 2020
1:30-4:30pm
Virtual Meeting 2020-09 SRTF Meeting Minutes9/9/20 Minutes