Michael Rodriguez

Michael Rodriguez

Council Member

Email: Michael.Rodriguez@state.co.us


I am currently the Chief Probation Officer for the City of Greeley, prior to that I was a consultant with the Law Firm Bettenberg, Sharshel and Maguire LLC where I provided support to attorneys at the direction and under the supervision of the assigned attorney or Managing Case Coordinator by 1) contacting school personnel, treating professionals, foster parents and other providers to obtain feedback on parties' compliance with court orders and treatment, verifying school attendance, medical appointments, compliance with visitation orders, reporting results to assigned attorney and entering in data system; 2) requesting and reviewing medical and mental health records; 3) updating community resources data base as needed; 4) conducting independent inquiries; 5) screening calls to attorneys regarding treatment issues and crisis management; 6) acting as a liaison between assigned attorneys and parties to the case; 7) attending IEP and treatment staffings; and 8) reviewing discovery and preparing social histories of the respondents.

Previous to this position, I served as a Juvenile JDAI/Liaison Reintegration Specialist, Chief Parole Agent in Bloomington Indiana, Parole District 5 as well as Assistant District Supervisor in Indianapolis, Parole District 3 in Indianapolis Indiana. I also served as a Parole Agent as well as a Family Case Manager II for Lake County, Indiana. I was Senior Probation Officer for 18th Judicial District Probation Department in Centennial, Colorado and 19th Judicial District Probation Officer in the Juvenile Department in Greeley, Colorado. I have also served as an Adult Probation Officer for the Rock Island County Court Services in Rock Island, Illinois. My masters degree was completed in October 2008 in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy. I am currently in progress of getting licensure for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I am in the candidate status for both the LPC and LMFT.

In these positions I conducted investigations of the offenders on probation and parole to ensure that the offenders were compliant with the specific penal system and with the court orders. I maintained accurate and current documentation of the offenders that I was currently supervising and prepared reports for the courts and the Indiana Parole Board. I met with my clients monthly as well as with their victims, families, treatment providers and law enforcement as needed. I appeared in court as required providing the necessary reports, sworn testimony and information for the court. I have also worked with both offenders and the community as it relates to housing and homelessness to include working with non-profits to help who housing of Sex Offenders.

 

As a leader I have worked with public relations if and when needed on high profile cases. I also was in contact with the Indiana Parole Board as it related to community safety and offender accountability as well as maintain and staff my parole district. I have supervised numerous types of populations including Sex Offenders and I have also taught at a local level at the Indiana Parole Academy. I enjoy working with my staff, the public and offenders. I have a willingness to learn and passion in what I do. I also was involved with Parole Diaries which was a TV series that followed parole agents in the Indianapolis Metro area where I was a District Supervisor of 27 staff and 2700 offenders.

I have taken numerous management and leadership classes in addressing leadership and office management. I have numerous years of experience working directly with individuals who have disabilities providing services appropriate to the work assignment, by either working with these individuals in a classroom setting teaching them or working with sex offenders that have numerous disabilities both mentally and physically.

I enjoy camping, fishing, outdoor activities, sports memorabilia, time with family and I enjoy seeing and coaching students and others to reach full potential for success.

Restorative Justice Colorado Council Documents

2014 Annual RJ Diversion Pilot Report 2014 Annual RJ Diversion Pilot Report (373 KB)

2014 Legislative Report 2014 Legislative Report (1009 KB)

2015 Annual RJ Diversion Pilot Report 2015 Annual RJ Diversion Pilot Report (785 KB)

2015 Focus Group Work Presentation 2015 Focus Group Work Presentation (1421 KB)

2018 RJ Juvenile Diversion Evaluation Report 2018 RJ Juvenile Diversion Evaluation Report (941 KB)

5 R's of Restorative Justice 5 R's of Restorative Justice (89 KB)

Annual Report on Implementation of HB 2013-1254 Annual Report on Implementation of HB 2013-1254 (394 KB)

Colorado Restorative Justice Council Recommended Guidelines for Training in Restorative Practices Colorado Restorative Justice Council Recommended Guidelines for Training in Restorative Practices (52 KB)

Cost Analysis of Colorado’s Restorative Juvenile Justice Pilot Programs Cost Analysis of Colorado’s Restorative Juvenile Justice Pilot Programs (1268 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions for Juvenile Restorative Justice Diversion Funding Application FY 18 Frequently Asked Questions for Juvenile Restorative Justice Diversion Funding Application FY 18 (85 KB)

Juvenile RJ Diversion funding App FY 18 Juvenile RJ Diversion funding App FY 18 (93 KB)

OMNI Restorative Justice Juvenile Diversion Evaluation Report 2020 OMNI Restorative Justice Juvenile Diversion Evaluation Report 2020 (2482 KB)

Restorative Justice Evaluation Final Report_Executive Summary 2020 Restorative Justice Evaluation Final Report_Executive Summary 2020 (279 KB)

Restorative Justice Evaluation Report FY 2017 Restorative Justice Evaluation Report FY 2017 (1352 KB)

Restorative Justice History Restorative Justice History (4279 KB)

Restorative Justice Pilot January 2016 Report Restorative Justice Pilot January 2016 Report (673 KB)

RJ Council Action Plan 2015 RJ Council Action Plan 2015 (24 KB)

RJ Council Annual Report 2013 RJ Council Annual Report 2013 (1377 KB)

RJ Council By-Laws RJ Council By-Laws (693 KB)

RJ Council Guidelines and Practices for Addressing Complaints and Conflict RJ Council Guidelines and Practices for Addressing Complaints and Conflict (119 KB)

RJ Council’s Statement On Racial Justice RJ Council’s Statement On Racial Justice (89 KB)

RJ In Colorado - General Info RJ In Colorado - General Info (367 KB)

RJ Models Definitions RJ Models Definitions (145 KB)

RJ Pilot Report - July 2016 RJ Pilot Report - July 2016 (550 KB)

RJTC Training Plan RJTC Training Plan (376 KB)

SCAO Funded RJ Program Compliance Guide 2015 - 2016 SCAO Funded RJ Program Compliance Guide 2015 - 2016 (578 KB)

STATE OF THE STATE Restorative Justice in Colorado – June 2019 STATE OF THE STATE Restorative Justice in Colorado – June 2019 (2387 KB)

State RJ Council 3-5 Year Strategic Plan August 2019 State RJ Council 3-5 Year Strategic Plan August 2019 (55 KB)

Victims Centeredness in RJ March 2015 Victims Centeredness in RJ March 2015 (751 KB)

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