Juvenile and Adult Probation
All adult and juvenile probation services for felony and misdemeanor offenders are delivered or managed by Colorados Judicial Branch of state government.
These officers do not carry a firearm. They are classified as peace officer II and do have limited arrest powers.
A standard issued by the Colorado Supreme Court prohibits the officers from carrying a firearm.
At the time of the survey, it was not under consideration to allow these officers to carry a firearm.
There are private companies providing adult and juvenile supervision services.
In Colorado, juvenile parole officers are referred to as a client manager. Juvenile parole services are under the jurisdiction of the Youthful Offender System, within the executive branch of state government.
They do not carry a firearm. They are not classified as peace officers, however, they do have the power to arrest or take juveniles into custody.
There is a statewide policy prohibiting officers from carrying a firearm. At the time of the survey, it was not under consideration to allow officers to carry a firearm.
There are no private companies providing juvenile parole supervision services.
The Division of Adult Parole, Community Corrections and Youthful Offender System within the Executive branch of state government, oversees both juvenile and adult parole field supervision.
Adult parole officers are required to carry a firearm. They are classified as peace officers and do have the power to arrest. Colorados firearm policy was instituted in the late 1980s with no specific incident prompting this change.
The Division of Adult Parole and Community Corrections firearms instructors provide training. Officers are required to proficiently complete the training prior to being allowed to carry a firearm. Officers train monthly and re-qualify quarterly.
They are required to carry a .40 caliber firearm that is provided by the state.
There are no private companies providing adult parole supervision.
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