Presentation on theme: "Klamath County Justice Reinvestment Jail Resources and Treatment: Lessons learned Lieutenant Jeanette Davidson, Klamath County Sheriff’s Office CEO, Stan."— Presentation transcript:
Klamath County Justice Reinvestment Jail Resources and Treatment: Lessons learned Lieutenant Jeanette Davidson, Klamath County Sheriff’s Office CEO, Stan Gilbert, Klamath Basin Behavioral Health Director, Kiki Parker-Rose, Klamath County Community Corrections
Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (LPSCC) Created a sub-committee to look at local investment options Weekly meetings with several stakeholders Reviewed programs in other counties Identified local needs Wanted to ensure balance of supervision, services and sanctions Reviewed local programs and gaps
Local Options Grant in Aid provided funding for an equitable balance of Parole and Probation Officer supervision. Oregon Health Plan expansion assisted with many services. Collaboration among over thirty agencies allowed for additional services on-site. Our gap: Sanction capacity Not enough custody space to impose local sanctions Current jail had a vacant jail pod No treatment or services available in the jail
Identified Needs Identified Priorities Removed Barriers Need:Sanction capacity and treatment Over 70% of sanctioned offenders have alcohol, drug or mental health issue Priority:Open Jail Pod Cost:$450,000 Capacity:44 jail beds How?Collaboration
Working Together How to fund? HB 3194 Investment funds$171,370 Sheriff’s state fund$ 57,519 Klamath Basin Behavioral Health$ 30,000 Klamath County Community Corrections$191,111
Challenges Jail Orientation/education of program staff to Jail rules and operations Educating community partners to the process for movement to and from the Program Pod Addressing mental health or classification issues. Community Corrections Agreeing on common language Staffing patterns Recruitment delays Scheduling support groups
More than Just Custody Klamath Basin Behavioral Health services Texas Christian University Curriculum Motivational Enhancement Therapy In custody alcohol and drug assessments to assist with transition from jail to outpatient services Community Corrections provides Cognitive Programming Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) Transition Planning Alcohol and Drug programming Other Community Partners Faith Based AA NA
More than Just C Pod Gained access to A Pod (women’s pod) Women’s Crisis Center services and Re-entry partnership Cognitive Programming including MRT Untangling Relationships Transition Planning
A Look at the Numbers Services KCCC 230 Offenders received services OHP sign-up 2807 Services Thinking for Good Staying Quit MRT Services KBBH 230 Offenders received services 66 Assessments with referrals to treatment upon release 9 Mental Health assessments with referrals upon release 1344 Services TCU MET
Local Sanctions Jail Sanctions 2013 Community Corrections Caseload:717 Jail Sanctions imposed:570 Total jail days served: 7352 Average length of stay days: Jail Sanctions 2014 Community Corrections Caseload:940 Jail Sanction imposed:703 Total jail days served: 9300 Average length of stay days: 13.22
Community Corrections Caseload
Revocations to Prison Pre and Post HB /1/2012 – 8/1/2013 Average Caseload: Probation Revocations to prison Estimated Length of Stay months 8/1/2013 – 3/15/15 Average Caseload: Probation Revocations to prison Estimated Length of Stay 555 months
Since the introduction of House Bill 3194, we have been able to reduce the number of probation revocations resulting in a State prison incarceration by 26. Please note the period August 1, 2012-August 1, 2013 is for 12 months and the period we are comparing, August 1, 2013 to March 15, 2015 is for 19 months.
Short Term Transitional Leave 17 offenders released from Prison Total prison days saved:760 Two violations of STTL Resulted in 13 and 17 day sanction in C pod.
Quotes from Participants “I enjoy the information and the chance to acquire this knowledge.” “The treatment experience in C Pod has been a great stepping stone for me in building a foundation for the rest of my recovery. A very good thing.” “Most positive thing ever experienced in jail or even on the streets in the last decade.” “I believe this is a very good program to have in jail. It’s a big step in the right direction.”