Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Commission (CJPAC)


 The Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Commission, commonly referred to as CJPAC was established under  Public Act 06-193. It was formerly the Prison and Jail Overcrowding Commission. CJPAC is chaired by the OPM Under Secretary for the Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division (CJPPD).
 
CJPAC Members (2016)
 
 
Meeting Dates and Information
NEXT
Meeting
NEXT Meeting:
Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Commission (CJPAC)
Thursday, September 26, 2019
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Legislative Office Building
Hartford, CT
Meeting
Schedule
2019
Full Commission Meetings in 2019
  • January 31, 2019
  • February 28, 2019
  • March 28, 2019
  • April 25, 2019
  • May 30, 2019
  • June 27, 2019
  • September 26, 2019
  • October 31, 2019
  • November 21, 2019
  • December 26, 2019
June 27, 2019

 CT-N Video Broadcast NEW VIDEO - CJPAC June 2019 Meeting

Agenda / Minutes

CJPAC Victim Issues Subcommittee, Presentation on gaps in services for crime victims. Presenters included Jessica Pizzano, Survivors of Homicide; Karen Jarmoc, Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Tracey Miller, Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence; Natasha Pierre, State Victim Advocate. Presenation

Richard Cho, Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, Update on the data match between individuals entering the shelter system and the prison system. Presentation

 

 May 30, 3019

 CT-N Video Broadcast New VIDEO - CJPAC May 2019 Meeting

Agenda / Minutes

Erica Nelson, Policy Analyst, Council of State Governments Justice Center - State strategies to improve employment outcomes for people with criminal records Presentation

Karen Jarmoc, President / CEO, CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Dr. Richard Cho, CEO, CT Coalition Against Homelessness - Update on the Collaborative strategy to provide housing support to domestic violence survivors facing homelessness and employment and housing needs of crime victims Discussion

 

April 25, 2019

CT-N Video Broadcast NEW VIDEO - CJPAC April 2019 Meeting

Agenda/ Minutes

Kendall Bobula and Kyle Baudoin, Research Unit, Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management Pre Trial Women at York CI and 2018 Drug Overdose Deaths Interactive Map Presentation

Tracy Miller, Director of Post- Conviction Victim Services, CT Alliance to End Sexual Violence and Brian Battista, Chief Probation Officer II, Sex Offender Supervision and Special Projects - Collaborative Post-Conviction Supervision Model Presentation

March 28, 2019

CT-N Video Broadcast NEW VIDEO - CJPAC March 2019 Meeting

Agenda / Minutes

Karen Jarmoc, Executive Director, CCADV, and Joe DiTunno, Co-chair, CT's DV Offender Program Standards Advisory Council Presentation

Ivan Kuzyk, Research Unit, OPM, CJPPD, Recidivism Presentation

Feb. 28, 2019

Agenda / Minutes

Kevin Kane, Chief State's Attorney,  Early Screening and Intervention Program Presentation

Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, Commissioner, DMHAS, Presentation on Federal Opioid Response Grant Presentation  and Document

Jan. 31, 2019

CT-N Video BroadcastVIEW VIDEO CJPAC January 2019 Meeting

Agenda / Minutes

Ivan Kuzyk, SAC Director, CJPPD OPM, 2019 Prison Projection Forecast Presentation

Steven Hernandez, Esq. Executive Director, Connecticut Commission on Women, Children, and Seniors, Hope for Success: Returning Home  Report and Hope for Success Presentation

Dec. 27, 2018

 CT-N Video BroadcastVIEW VIDEO CJPAC December 2018 Meeting

 Agenda / Minutes

Christine Fortunato, Grants and Contracts Specialist and Maria Pirro-Simmons, USD #1 Superintendent of Schools CT DOC - CT DOC Adult Reentry and Employment Strategic Planning Program Grant IRES Document and DOC RESPT Grant Document
Nov. 29, 2018

 CT-N Video BroadcastVIEW VIDEO - CJPAC November 2018 Meeting

 Agenda/ Minutes

 Oct. 25, 2018

 CT-N Video BroadcastVIEW VIDEO - CJPAC October 2018 Meeting

Agenda / Minutes

Laura Cordes, Executive Director, Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence and Kristin Sasinouski, Deputy Director Forensic Biology and DNA, CT DESPP Division of Scientific Services, Governor's Sexual Assault Kit Working Group: Progress Report on Testing and Reform Presentation

Sept 27, 2018
Agenda/ Minutes
Humayun Beg, Executive Director, CJIS, CISS Demonstration Presentation
Ivan Kuzyk, Director, SAC, OPM Pre Trial Women Study Preview Presentation
June 28, 2018
Julie Revas, Deborah Fuller, Cathy Foley-Geib, CSSD, Update: Transfer of Juvenile Justice Functions from DCF to the Judicial Branch Presentation
May 31, 2018
CT-N Video BroadcastVIEW VIDEO - CJPAC May 2018 Meeting 
Fred Hodges, Director of Community Affairs and Jeff Grant, Executive Director, Family Reentry Inc. H.B.No5035Testimony1  , H.B.No5035Testimony2 and Family Reentry Information Packet
April 26, 2018
Connecticut Department of Education, Condition of Education Document
AIC Report Card - CSSD Document
 Mar. 29, 2018
Feb. 22, 2018
Karen Jarmoc, CCADV, Presentation
Ivan Kuzyk and Kyle Baudoin, Statistical Analysis Center, OPM Presentation
Jan. 25, 2018
 Alex Johnson, CEO, Workforce Partners Presentation
Kyle Baudoin, Statistical Analysis Center, OPM Presentation
Dec 28, 2017
Frank Carino, State's Attorney Office Presentation
Susan Hamilton, Public Defenders Office Presentation
Commissioner Dora Schriro and Lt Col Battle, DESPP Presentation
Undersecretary Mike Lawlor, Office of Policy and Management Presentation
Nov 16, 2017
Dan Cargill, Karen Jarmoc, and Steve Grant, CCADV, LAP Presentation PowerPoint and Report
Oct 26, 2017
Sept 28, 2017
June 29, 2017
Mike Lawlor, Ivan Kuzyk, and Kyle Baudoin OPM-CJPPD, Special Topics in Criminal Justice Presentation
May 25, 2017 meeting canceled
April 27, 2017
SAMPSA Guidelines for successful transition of people with mental or substance use disorders from jail and prison Implementation Guide 
March 30, 2017
February 23, 2017
Karen Jarmoc, CEO, Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Understanding Domestic Violence Dual Arrest Presentation
Charlene Russell-Tucker, Chief Operating Officer, Connecticut State Department of Education School-based Diversion Initiative Presentation
Ivan Kuzyk, SAC Director, OPM-CJPPD, Criminal Justice Update Presentation
January 26, 2017
December 29, 2016
November 17, 2016
October 27, 2016
September 29, 2016
Ivan Kuzyk and Kyle Baudoin, Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management, Connecticut Declining Prison Population: Some Contributing Factors
June 30, 2016
Joseph Froehlich, Director of Law Enforcement Services, CCADV,  Connecticut's Lethality Assessment Program 
Ken Barone, Project Manager, IMRP, CCSU, Electronic Defense Weapon Analysis and Findings
May 26, 2016
April 28, 2016
Ivan Kuzyk, Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management, Community Supervision and Facility Mapping
Kristina Gonzalez, Planning Analyst, Adult Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division fact sheet and summary memo
March 31, 2016
Feb 25, 2016
Ivan Kuzyk, Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management, OPM Criminal Justice Update and 2016 Prison Population Forecast
Mike Lawlor, Ivan Kuzyk, Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management Risk Reduction Earned Credit Report
Jan 28, 2016
Mike Lawlor, Undersecretary, Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management Trends in the Criminal Justice System
Kristina Gonzalez, Planning Analyst, Adult Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division MacArthur Safety and Justice Challenge Initiative Update PowerPoint and Memo
Dec 17, 2015 No meeting
Nov 19, 2015
Ivan Kuzyk, SAC Director, OPM-CJPPD,
Lisa Secondo, Unit Manager, Adult Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division MacArthur Safety and Justice Challenge Initiative Update
Oct 29, 2015
Ivan Kuzyk, SAC Director, OPM-CJPPD, Special Parole Presentation
William H. Carbone, Senior Lecturer and Executive Director of Justice Programs, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science, Second Chance Grants Awarded to Connecticut PowerPoint
Sep 24, 2015
Aug 27, 2015 No meeting scheduled
July 30, 2015 No meeting scheduled
June 25, 2015
Lauren Siembab, Director, Community Services Division, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Methadone 101 Flyer
Erika Sasson, Director of Restorative Practices, Peacemaking Program, Center for Court Innovation,The Safety and Justice Challenge PowerPoint
May 28, 2015 Meeting Cancelled
April 30, 2015
Ivan Kuzyk, SAC Director, Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management, CJPPD Research Unit Presentation 
Dr. Kathleen Maurer, Director of Health Services, Department of Corrections,Opioid Addiction and Corrections Presentation
Mar 26, 2015
Ivan Kuzyk, SAC Director, Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management, Recidivism of Offenders Receiving RREC Presentation
Feb 26, 2015
Scott Semple, Commissioner, Department of Corrections  Second Chance Society Initiatives CT DOC Presentation 
Jan 29, 2015
Mike Lawlor, Undersecretary, Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management,CJPAC Trends Presentation
Dec 18, 2014
Nov 20, 2014 Agenda
Oct 30, 2014
Jeffrey W. Swanson, PhD (Principal Investigator), Duke University School of Medicine and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Presentation 'Dangerous Persons' Gun Seizure Law
 Stephen M. Cox, PhD, Professor, Pierre Rivolta, PhD, Assistant Professor, Institute for the Study of Crime and Justice, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Central Connecticut State University Presentation Evaluation of the Connecticut Judicial Branch's Three Court-Mandated Family Violence Programs: FVEP, EXPLORE, and EVOLVE
Sept 25, 2014
Mike Lawlor, Undersecretary, Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division, Office of Policy and Management, CJPAC Update Presentation
Aug 28, 2014 No meeting scheduled
July 31, 2014 No meeting scheduled
June 26, 2014
CT-N Video Broadcast  VIEW VIDEO - CJPAC June 2014 Meeting
May 29, 2014
CT-N Video Broadcast   VIEW VIDEO - CJPAC May 2014 Meeting
Apr 24, 2014
CT-N Video Broadcast  VIEW VIDEO - CJPAC April 2014 Meeting
Mar 27, 2014
CT-N Video Broadcast  VIEW VIDEO - CJPAC March 2014 Meeting
Feb 27, 2014
Jan 30, 2014
CT-N Video Broadcast  VIEW VIDEO -  CJPAC January 2014 Meeting
No Agenda Available / No Minutes Available
Dec 12, 2013
Bill Carbone, Executive Director, Court Support Services Division, State of Connecticut Judicial Branch; Presentation re: The Connecticut Criminal Justice System: A Historical Perspective and Future Directions (December 12, 2013)
Nov 21, 2013
Oct 31, 2013
Guy M. Vallaro, Ph.D. Director, Division of Scientific Services, Presentation re: Review from January 2013 to the Present
Catherine Foley Geib, Manager of Clinical and Educational Services, Court Support Services Division: Presentation re:  Reducing Commitments and Improving Outcomes : The Connecticut Experience
Sep 26, 2013
Aug 2013   No Meeting Scheduled
Jul 2013  No Meeting Scheduled
Jun 27, 2013
May 30, 2013
Jill O’Hagan, Director, Community & Professional Learning
Apr 25, 2013
Stephen M. Cox, Ph.D. & Damon Mitchell, Ph.D.
Mar 28, 2013
Guy M. Vallaro, Ph.D. Director, Division of Scientific Services, Presentation   re: Crime Lab
Mar 22, 2013
Update to the Judiciary Committee
RREC – The Administration’s Perspective 
Mike Lawlor, Undersecretary, Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division
Office of Policy and Management
Feb 28, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
Nov 29, 2012
Oct 25, 2012
Presentation / Presentation PPT Version
Kevin T. Kane, Chief State’s Attorney, Innovative Collaborative Efforts To Reduce Urban Violence:
Shooting Task Forces and Cold Case Squads
Sep 27, 2012
Aug, 2012
  ---     NO Meeting CJPAC will not meet during the summer months.
July, 2012
  ---     NO Meeting CJPAC will not meet during the summer months.
Jun 28, 2012
Agenda  / No Minutes Available  
May 31, 2012
CT-N Video Broadcast  VIEW VIDEO -  CJPAC May 2012 Meeting
Apr 26, 2012
Agenda   /   Minutes
Mar 29, 2012
Agenda   /  No Minutes Available
Charts  
Feb 23, 2012
Agenda  /   No Minutes Available
Jan 26, 2012
Dec 29, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
  ---     Meeting  CANCELED
June 30, 2011
Agenda  /  Minutes  
May 17, 2011
Special
Meeting 
Mar 24, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
 - Connecticut Regional Institute for the 21st Century: Assessment of Connecticut’s Correction, Parole and Probation System
Presentation - Final Report
 - Connecticut Regional Institute for the 21st Century: Assessment of Connecticut’s Correction, Parole and Probation System
Jan 2011  -- No January Meeting
Dec 9, 2010
Nov 10, 2010
Oct 14, 2010
Sept 9, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
May 13, 2010
Agenda / Minutes
Apr 08, 2010
Feb 25, 2010
Feb 11, 2010 -- Meeting Rescheduled to February 25, 2010
Dec 10, 2009
Nov 12, 2009
Oct 08, 2009
Sep 10, 2009
Jun 11, 2009
May 7, 2009 Agenda / Minutes
Apr 16, 2009 Agenda / Minutes
Feb 19, 2009 Agenda / Minutes
Jan 15, 2009 Agenda / Minutes
Dec 17, 2008
Dec 11, 2008
Other Business: Criminal Justice Reentry Strategy Hearing and Public Comment Legislative Office Building,  1B Thursday, December 11th, 2008 Presentation  and 2009_Reentry Strategy
Nov 13, 2008 Agenda / Minutes
Oct 16, 2008 Agenda / Minutes
Sep 11, 2008 Agenda / Minutes
Jun 12, 2008 Agenda / Minutes
Apr 10, 2008
 Presentation by Stephen M. Cox, PhD. Connecticut Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) Director: Annual Reports on 2008 Recidivism Study and 2008 Prison Population Study
Feb 14, 2008 Agenda / Minutes
Dec 13, 2007
Nov 08, 2007
-- No November Meeting
Oct 11, 2007
-- No October Meeting
Sep 14, 2007
Jun 14, 2007
Apr 12, 2007
Feb 8, 2007
Dec 14, 2006
Nov 9, 2006
Oct 12, 2006
Jul 13, 2006
 
Subcommittees and Working Groups

The following are subcommittees and working groups of the Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Commission (CJPAC): 

  1. Prison and Jail Overcrowding Subcommittee
  2. Behavioral Health Subcommittee (BHS)  
  3. Victim Issues Subcommittee
  4. Domestic Violence Offender Program Standards Subcommittee
  5. Research Subcommittee/Workgroup
  6. Correctional Staff Health and Safety Subcommittee
  7. Crime Lab Working Group
  8. STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program
  9. Safety and Justice Challenge Project
  10. Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)
   
 
Contact Information

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