Domestic Violence Criminal Justice Response and Enhancement Advisory Council

Sec. 46b-38j. There is established a Family Domestic Violence Criminal Justice Response and Enhancement Advisory Council for the purpose of evaluating and advising on the following matters, including, but not limited to: (1) Policies and procedures used by law enforcement agencies when responding to incidents of family violence, including reviewing and updating the model law enforcement policy on family violence for the state established in section 46b-38b, as amended by this act, (2) the accuracy of data collected by the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection under section 46b-38d, and the Court Support Services Division under section 46b-38f, and collecting and analyzing any additional data related to domestic violence and the criminal justice response available from Judicial Branch court operations, state's attorneys, public defenders, domestic violence Substitute Senate Bill No. 1118 Public Act No. 136 2 of 8 advocates, or domestic violence offender programs; (3) the domestic violence offender program standards established in section 46b-38m, as amended by this act, including reviewing and updating such standards as needed; (4) the pretrial family violence education program established in section 46b-38c, including eligibility criteria for such program; (5) dedicated domestic violence dockets established in section 51-181e, including state-wide expansion of such dockets; (6) the use of electronic monitoring as provided in section 46b-38c; (7) risk assessments used throughout a family violence case from arrest through adjudication; (8) arrest, prosecution, penalties and monitoring for violations of family violence restraining orders issued pursuant to section 46b-15 or criminal protective orders issued pursuant to section 46b-38c, 54-1k or 54-82r issued in family violence cases; (9) processing and execution of arrest warrants for incidents of family violence; (10) monitoring compliance, enforcement and victim notification of firearm seizure and surrender in family violence cases; (11) programming offered to individuals convicted of a family violence crime and currently incarcerated with the Department of Correction; and (12) training and education for criminal justice stakeholders including, but not limited to, training established pursuant to sections 46b-38b, as amended by this act, 46b-38c and 46b-38i.

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