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Phone: 913-715-0725

111 S Cherry, Suite 3300, Olathe, KS 66061

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About CJAC

The Criminal Justice Advisory Council evaluates the Johnson County criminal justice system and forms recommendations to:

  • Identify strengths and deficiencies
  • Promotes collaboration and coordination of resources
  • Utilizes evidence-based strategies to reduce recidivism
  • Addresses root causes of criminal behavior
  • Decreases reliance on incarceration
  • Maintains public safety for our community

 

Criminal Justice Advisory Board

Recent CJAC Activity

Justice Information Management System highlighted in February issue of Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Network Mini-Guide Series

The February issue includes an article featuring three perspectives on creating and maintaining systems for data integration. The three interviews featured include: Rise from Johnson County, Tim from Pinellas County, and Mannone Butler from Washington DC.

Phase 1 Final Report released for Justice Reinvestment in Johnson County, KS: Data Summary and Policy Opportunities

The final report for Phase 1 for Justice Reinvestment was released in December 2012 summarizing the data analyzed for the project.

New and returning members appointed to the Criminal Justice Advisory Council

A slate of new and returning members was approved during the December 20, 2012 Board of County Commissioners Business Session. The first meeting of the new year was held on November 9. Terms for this new council will run through October 2, 2014.

Dr. Alex Holsinger named American Probation and Parole Association Award winner

Johnson County criminal justice research partner, Dr. Alex Holsinger, was awarded the University of Cincinatti Award by the American Probation and Parole Association at the August APPA Training conference.

Kansas kicks off Juvenile Detention Alternatives Iniative (JDAI) site

Johnson County to serve as one of the five pilot sites including Wyandotte, Shawnee, Sedgwick, and Douglas counties.

FACT Team Hired through Second Chance Act Grant funding

The Johnson County Reentry Project kicks off with first program participants entering reentry programming in April 2011.

For additional information on the Criminal Justice Advisory Council please contact Risë Haneberg at rise.haneberg@jocogov.org who serves as staff support to the council.

Governance

Vision Statement:

The Johnson County criminal justice system maximizes resources to support offender change that results in reduced crime and enhanced public safety.

Mission Statement:

The Criminal Justice Advisory Council evaluates the Johnson County criminal justice system and forms recommendations that:

  • Identify strengths and deficiencies
  • Promotes collaboration and coordination of resources<
  • Utilizes evidence-based strategies to reduce recidivism
  • Addresses root causes of criminal behavior
  • Decreases reliance on incarceration
  • Maintains public safety for our community

Resolution No. 025-08

By-Laws

Roster

Meetings:

The Criminal Justice Advisory Council meets bi-monthly in room 200 of the Johnson County Administration Building. Minutes are approved at the next meeting and posted online.

2016 Meeting Information:

  • January 5 | 3:00-5:00
  • March 1 | 3:00-5:00 
  • May 3 | 3:00-5:00 
  • June 7 | 3:00-5:00 
  • September 13 | 3:00-5:00 
  • November 1 | 3:00-5:00 

Roster of Members

Archived Minutes Packets:

Persons who may need assistance, the use of a sign language or oral interpreter, or who require special accommodations, should contact (913) 715-1900, at least two (2) business days prior to the meeting.