Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division
Research UnitThe Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division was established by statute on July 1, 2006 (prior to that date it was a functional unit within the Office of Policy and Management, Policy Development and Planning Division.) The Justice Planning Act (Public Act 05-249) was codified into State Statute with the majority of the division's requirements under Title 4, Chapter 50, §4-68m of the Connecticut General Statutes. Correctional system population projections are codified under Title 4, Chapter 50, §4-68n. The reporting system to track criminal justice system trends and outcomes was codified under §4-68o. The requirement to produce an annual report "specifying the actions necessary to promote an effective and cohesive criminal justice system", etc. was codified under §4-68p. "The mission of the Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division is to conduct an in-depth analysis of the criminal justice system, determine the system's long-range needs and recommend policy priorities and advise and assist the Governor and the General Assembly in developing plans, policies, programs, and legislation to improve the system's effectiveness."
|Marc Pelka, Undersecretary||860-856-0724||Marc.Pelka@ct.gov|
|Maurice Reaves, Assistant Division Director
For general Office of Policy and Management Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division inquiries, please contact:
|André Simons, Secretary||860-418-6216||Andre.Simons@ct.gov|