Pueblo County Community Corrections Board
Established: Colorado Revised Statute 17-27-103 authorizes the establishment of a community corrections board by resolution or ordinance of a governing body or a combination of governing bodies. Pursuant to this authority, the Pueblo Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) determined that it is in the best interest of the Pueblo Community to have a community corrections board independent of the BOCC; thus, repealed Resolution 10-122 which established the BOCC as the Pueblo County Community Corrections Board with the assistance of an Advisory and Screening Committee on September 8, 2014. (County Resolution 14-222)
Composition: The Pueblo County Community Corrections Board consists of thirteen (13) members: the Tenth Judicial District Attorney or designee; the Pueblo Chief of Police or designee; the Pueblo County Sheriff or designee; the Chief Judge of the 10th Judicial District or designee; the Chief Probation Officer of the Tenth Judicial District or designee; the Colorado State Public Defender – Pueblo Regional Office designee; the Colorado Department of Corrections designee and six citizen representatives.
Function: The Pueblo County Community Corrections Boards has the duties conveyed by C.R.C. 17-27-103, meets at least monthly to fulfill these duties and governs itself in accordance with the approved bylaws and screening criteria authorized by County Resolution. The Community Corrections Board governs the establishment and operation of all community corrections programs within the Pueblo County; monitors standards for any community corrections programs located within the physical boundaries of the jurisdiction; administers the community corrections contracts between the State of Colorado, Division of Criminal Justice & Pueblo County; and oversees the acceptance and rejection criteria for all prospective offenders to be placed in Pueblo County Community Correction program(s).
Contact person: Brian Gomez, firstname.lastname@example.org 583-6546