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BILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATION ABOUT RECIDIVISM POLICIES AND DEFINITIONS

INTERIM COMMITTEE  RECIDIVISM INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEE
Date Sep 13, 2023      
Location Old Supreme Court



Presentation about Recidivism Policies and Definitions - Committee Discussion Only


10:10:12 AM  

Dr. Michael Campbell, Associate Professor, University of Denver, made a presentatin to the committee about recidivisim policies and definitions.  His presentation may be viewed here:  https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/recidivism_presentation.pdf

Committee members asked questions about capturing positive outcomes in recidivism studies.  Discussion followed about data collection processes and self-assessments from individuals involved in the criminal justice system. 

Further discussion ensued about crime of convctions and criminal justice system biases. Committee members asked work force related questions.  Discussion followed about recommended time frames for measuring recividism. 

10:40:16 AM  

Committee members raised questions about recidivism definitions and practices in other states.  Discussion next covered the importance of agency buy-in, metrics, funding, and desired outcomes.

10:54:44 AM  

Committee members asked about changing variables when measuring and defining recidivim.  Dicussion followed about the importance of context and what the recidivism data is gauging (i.e. the institutions, programs, or the individual). 






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