OPM: What's New

Announcements

 
OFFICE OF FINANCE

Pursuant to C.G.S. § 4-212 et seq., the Secretary of OPM has issued updated procurement standards for State agencies to follow when entering into personal service agreements (PSAs) and purchase of service (POS) contracts.  The procurement standards are effective February 17, 2009.

Pursuant to C.G.S. § 3-7(b), the Secretary of OPM issued standard policies and procedures on May 28, 2008, regarding the write off of Uncollectible Accounts of State agencies, and explained when and how such requests should be submitted to the Office of Policy and Management.

Pursuant to Public Act 07-195, An Act Concerning the State Purchase of Human Service Contracts for Health and Human Services, the Office of Policy and Management submitted a report concerning the Principles and Procedures for the Competitive Procurement of Human Services to the Connecticut General Assembly on February 1, 2008.

 
JUVENILE JUSTICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITY:  Local public agencies can apply for up to $30,000 under the Right Response CT Network Program. For more information, go to School Police Programs.

NEW TRAINING FOR SCHOOL STAFF:  The newest initiative of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee is a training opportunity for school staff called Effective School Staff Interactions with Students and PoliceFor more information, go to Schools & Police Working Together. Check out new fall 2014 dates.
 
NEW WEB PAGES ON JUVENILE JUSTICE DATA:  The Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee has updated its description of Connecticut's juvenile justice system, which provides recent system data. Go to Facts and Figures on Connecticut's Juvenile Justice System.
 
NEW WEB PAGES ON DMC:  The Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee has updated its Web pages on disproportionate minority contact (DMC) with Connecticut's juvenile justice system.  Go to www.ctJustStart.org.
 
SetTheRulesCT is a statewide media campaign educating parents and adults about Connecticut’s Social Host Law and the impact of alcohol on teenage brain development.  See the Web site at www.SetTheRulesCT.org.
 
JJAC MEETING: The next meeting of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee will be held on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the Water's Edge Business Center in Westbrook.
 
  {Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division}  
 
Governor Dannel P. Malloy's, FY 2012 -FY 2013 Biennium Governor's Budget presented two (2) key proposals concerning criminal justice as follows:
  • Offender Management Incentive Plan
    To use the Department of Correction’s existing Offender Accountability Plan to allow inmates to earn risk reduction credits for successful program completion and acceptable behavior to reduce their sentence. {PDF}
    Risk Reduction Credits Report submitted on April, 2009 to the General Assembly by former Commissioner Theresa C. Lantz and a panel of experts from the Connecticut Department of Corrections and the Office of Policy and Management.
  • { } House Arrest for Driving Under the Influence and Minor Drug Offenses
    Where appropriate, offenders will be required to wear an alcohol monitoring device and have a breath alcohol ignition interlock device installed.
     

CONNECTICUT RECIDIVISM STUDY

The State of Connecticut 2011 Recidivism Study is an annual report published in response to the statutory requirements outlined in Public Act 05-249. The legislation created the Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division (CJPPD) within the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) and tasked the Division with issuing an annual report on the recidivism of offenders released from the custody of the Department of Correction (DOC) and from probation.

CORRECTIONAL POPULATION FORECAST REPORT
 
 

The State of Connecticut 2011 Annual Correctional Population Forecast Report is an annual report published in response to the statutory requirements outlined in Public Act 05-249 that created the Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division (CJPPD) within the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) and tasked the Division with developing annual population projections for Connecticut’s correctional system for planning purposes.
 
 
{CJIS}
NEW Portal Consolidation Project underway at www.ct.gov/cjis/
Thursday, July 21, 2011, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM 
Office of Chief State's Attorney, 300 Corporate Place, Rocky Hill
 
INTERGOVERNMENTAL POLICY DIVISION