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Sex Offender Management Board Votes to Change Language in Standards & Guidelines for Treatment Providers

(November 19, 2021) - The Colorado Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) voted today to use “adults who commit sexual offenses” in place of “sex offenders” in the standards and guidelines used by treatment providers who assess, evaluate and treat people convicted of sexual offenses.

State Announces Grant Funding for Body-worn Cameras - Agencies must submit “intent to apply” by Sept. 10, 2021

(August 23, 2021) - The Colorado Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) today announced the call for state and local law enforcement agencies to submit their interest in receiving a portion of $6 million that the Colorado Legislature set aside for funding body-worn cameras.

This is Human Trafficking Outreach Campaign Receives 2021 Heartland Emmy Award

(July 20, 2021) - The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Heartland Chapter has awarded an Emmy® in the Public Service Announcement category to the Colorado Human Trafficking Council’s 2020-2021 This is Human Trafficking campaign. The ceremony was live-streamed at the 35th Annual Heartland Regional Emmy Awards Presentation.

Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Publishes Report on Impacts of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado

(July 19, 2021) - The Colorado Division of Criminal Justice’s Office of Research and Statistics has published the latest “Impacts on Marijuana Legalization in Colorado” report, which presents data on marijuana-related topics including crime, impaired driving, hospitalizations, ER visits, usage rates, effects on youth, and more.

Evidence-based Practices Implementation for Capacity (EPIC) Resources Center Closed

(July 1, 2021) - As of July 1, 2021, the Evidence-based Practices Implementation for Capacity (EPIC) Resources Center has closed.

The Evidence-Based Practices Implementation for Capacity (EPIC) Resource Center was created by the Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ) in 2009 to implement evidence-based practices in the criminal justice system.

COVA Commemorates 40th Anniversary of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

(April 12, 2021) - National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) is a time to renew our commitment to serving all victims of crime, to acknowledge the achievements in victim services and allied professions, to honor those who have gone above and beyond in their service to others, and to remember crime victims and survivors. Each year, the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance leads Denver’s annual observances of NCVRW which is marking its 40th anniversary around the theme, “Support Victims. Build Trust.