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Colorado Administrative Segregation and Classification Review

Colorado Administrative Segregation and Classification Review

Austin, James and Emmitt Sparkman. Colorado Department of Corrections Administrative Segregation and Classification Review. Washington, DC: National Institute of Corrections, 2011; Technical Assistance # 11P1022.

“The Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) made formal request to the National Institute of Corrections (NIC), U.S. Department of Justice, to have an external review of its offender classification system and its administrative segregation policies and practices…. The report is a description of the on-site activities [conducted by the technical assistance providers] followed by analysis and recommendations regarding administrative segregation and the offender classification system.”

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Keywords: Colorado, administrative segregation, risk assessment, classification, offender classification