The Alternative Sentencing Program allows offenders the opportunity to maintain their employment and / or education / treatment. These programs are carefully supervised and include monetary fees, which shall be determined by a case assessment. The Work Search Program provides the offender the opportunity to search for employment while serving a jail sentence and must be authorized by the court. The Work Search Program is an extension of the Work Release Program and is allowed only when bed space is available. Even though the courts may have issued written recommendation to participate in a program, the Denver Sheriff’s Department has final approval on all individual’s acceptance on a case by case basis.
Who can apply:
Only those individuals who have been referred by the court should fill out the Alternative Sentencing Program application. Applications cannot
be completed more than one week prior to the defendant’s remand date.