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El Paso County COMMUNITY CUSTODY PROGRAM AN OVERVIEW Originally Presented to EPC Board of County Commissioners November 14, 2002 CCP.

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1 El Paso County COMMUNITY CUSTODY PROGRAM AN OVERVIEW Originally Presented to EPC Board of County Commissioners November 14, 2002 CCP

2 2 n Provides opportunity for judicial review of select defendants or offenders to see if they may be likely candidates for release from jail under strict supervision with electronic home monitoring (EHM) – systematic – thoughtful – orderly Community Custody Program CCP

3 3 – PRETRIAL n first advisement n second court appearance n release on PR Bond enhanced EHM – SENTENCED n original sentencing n after 50% served n sentence to CCP - in whole or in part OPPORTUNITY FOR CASE REVIEW CCP – PLEA n bench release to CCP Community Custody Program

4 4 – SENTENCED n eligible for judicial review by sentencing judge for CCP after 50% served – required conditions NO active cases pending NO felony convictions NO domestic violence NO holds NO escape convictions with 5 years NO violations during incarcerated time CCP

5 5 Community Custody Program n Agreements with BI, Inc. – EPC Sheriff November 2000 – EPC Dept. of Justice Services August 2002 n BI, Inc. n nation’s largest supplier of electronic home monitoring services n 20 years experience n 10 Colorado Judicial Districts use services n monitor an average of 20,000 offenders each day on EHM n offer certified treatment programs since 1992 n No cost to the County CCP

6 6 Community Custody Program n Collaborative effort of – El Paso County Sheriff’s Office – 4th JD District Attorney – State Public Defender – 4th JD Probation – El Paso County Department of Justice Services – 4th JD Combined Courts – Justice Advisory Council of the Pikes Peak Region – BI, Inc. CCP

7 7 Community Custody Program n ENHANCED Electronic Home Monitoring provided by BI, Inc. – Provides additional correctional sanctions for supervision and treatment vs. jail incarceration alone. – Allows for better management of limited jail space by allowing qualified individuals to be confined in their home under strict supervision. – Affords public safety at the offender’s expense. – Offers improved compliance rates due to intense monitoring. CCP

8 8 Community Custody Program n Cost to Offender – $30 one-time hook-up fee – $80 per week - sliding fee scale offered n Basic Program offered by BI, Inc. –  - Electronic Monitoring –  - Case Management –  - Supervision CCP

9 9 Community Custody Program n Basic Program –  Electronic Monitoring n 24 hours a day, 7 days a week n curfew monitoring n reports by BI, Inc. to Pretrial Supervision/Sheriff’s Office – major violations reported within 4 business hours examples: re- arrest, abscond, second positive drug and alcohol tests, missed court date – technical violations reported next business day examples: missed check-in, curfew violation, change of address, etc., without notification – progress reports monthly or as requested – statistical reports CCP

10 10 Community Custody Program n Basic Program –  Case Management n assessment of needs – budget – employment n monitoring in appropriate treatment groups AA/NA/other n meeting with clients weekly or more often as needed n tracking for compliance n financial monitoring CCP

11 11 Community Custody Program n Basic Program –  Supervision n breath tests random and each time client reports to BI, Inc. n antabuse monitoring n drug tests minimum of bi-monthly or as needed CCP

12 12 Community Custody Program n At court’s order, additional services available at additional cost to offender – therapeutic assessment example substance abuse, mental health $25/one time – cognitive programming $25/session – Driving with Care Program $25/session – outpatient substance abuse therapy $25/session – relapse recidivism prevention $25/session – remote alcohol testing Sobrietor $25/week – Juris Monitor $15/day victim has monitor; offender has bracelet; proximity alert CCP

13 13 Community Custody Program n Opportunity for Referrals – District Attorney – Public Defender – Private Defense Attorney – Probation – Courts – EPC Sheriff – EPC Court Services Unit n EHM hook up at CJC or at BI, Inc. CCP

14 14 Community Custody Program n providing options along continuum of correctional sanctions n expanding holding and sentencing options while maintaining strict defendant/offender accountability and public safety n tool to help manage limited jail space n tool to extend life of jail space - to help ensure that added space serves county needs for 20/25 years n short-term impact on jail population unknown CCP

15 15 Community Custody Program n BI, Inc. Colorado Springs Office – 408 South Tejon – n More information n Jo Ann Vigil - BI, Inc n Jane Headley - EPC Court Services n Lew Lentz - EPC Sheriff n Dale Goddell - EPC Sheriff n Dan May - District Attorney n Jorge Sierra - Public Defender

16 16 Community Custody Program n Reference Materials – A - Major Violations Outlined – B - Technical Violations Outlined – C - Progress Reports Outlined – D - Statistical Reports Outlined – E - Review Form

17 17 Community Custody Program n Basic Program – Electronic Monitoring n A - major violations reported within 4 business hours – re-arrest other than less that 6 point traffic violation or petty offense – out of range for several hours with no verification – missed or positive urinalysis 2nd offense – missed court date – victim violation – failure to report within 4 business hours for initial hookup CCP

18 18 Community Custody Program n Basic Program – Electronic Monitoring n B - technical violations reported next business day – missed check-in – positive or failure urinalysis 1st offense – curfew violations – change of address, telephone, employment, etc. without notification

19 19 Community Custody Program n Basic Program – Electronic Monitoring n C - progress reports every other week or as requested – compliance – fee payment or arrears – urinalysis reports: number and results – synopsis of violations – program attendance/completion; update on all conditions – employment status including length of time – scheduled release date issues related to employment, housing, education CCP

20 20 Community Custody Program n Basic Program – Electronic Monitoring n D - statistical reports – number and nature of defendants on program – number and date of no shows – positive drug tests – monthly compliance – length of stay – successful completion rates – explanations of revocations – defendants economic profile for month CCP

21 21 Community Custody Program E - Sample Form


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