ccjj aNNUAL REPORT
A Message from our Executive Director
Dear Fellow Stakeholders,
Looking back at 2023, I am proud to share we here at the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice have made great advancements in the areas of criminal and juvenile justice policies, services for victims of crime, data connections, innovative geospatial research, and ongoing statewide disbursement of federal and state grant funding for programming that is critical to supporting our justice system.
We recognize the importance of continuing collaborative efforts across the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government while elevating voices and perspectives of our community and system partners that work directly with individuals impacted by our criminal and juvenile justice system. As such, in 2023 we have created and began implementing our 2024-2027 Strategic Plan where we focus on goals and objectives that can help us achieve our mission and vision.
Moving into 2024, we are excited and committed to furthering the necessary work. I invite you to interact with this page to learn more about our 2023 highlights and the accomplishments of each division here at CCJJ.
$2.5 million invested in adult criminal justice
$5.5 million invested in both adult and children
Served the following areas
Treatment & Reentry
Crime Prevention & Diversion
Crime Victims & Research Data
Law Enforcement & Corrections
Appointed nine judges in Fiscal Year 2023
Judicial nominating commissions help select candidates for judicial vacancies. There is a nominating commission for each judicial district, including the appellate courts. CCJJ staffs and manages the work of these independent commissions.
This annual update of criminal justice policies builds on reports from previous years, with an emphasis on presenting data consistent with the original goals of the reforms.
This seventh annual report provides an update on juvenile justice policies that were passed in Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 and subsequent years.
The latest Sentencing Commission annual report highlight updates made to the 2023 sentencing guidelines, collateral consequences, and master offense list.
DUI in Utah
The 21st Annual DUI Report to the Utah Legislature was prepared in accordance with §41-6a-511 . The statute requires CCJJ to prepare an annual report of DUI related data.
This study explored how juvenile court referrals are spatially distributed across Salt Lake County and examined related neighborhood risks .
The Racial and Ethnic Disparities (RED) Collaborative is a branch of the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice that was created to help address the fourth core protection of the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.