Location: SCR 352
COUNTY COURTHOUSE AND COUNTY JAIL FUNDING AND OVERCROWDING SOLUTIONS
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Chris Johnson, County Sheriffs of Colorado, shared information about innovative reminder phone calls in Delta County.
Julia Jackson, Legislative Council Staff, provided information about the afternoon tour of the Arapahoe County Jail. She also reviewed upcoming meeting dates, with the next scheduled for September 11, 2017, and bill draft requirements and timelines.
Christina Rosendahl, Department of Corrections, discussed DOC inmates in county jails. She explained that parolees in jail on a technical violation or who have committed a new crime cannot be moved until a Parole Board hearing. She reported that DOC is looking into other intermediate sanctions to address technical violators. She answered questions from the committee about community corrections, the increase in female inmates, and capacity.