Community Transition Program (CTP)

The purpose of the Community Transition Program is to facilitate the successful reintegration of offenders returning to the community.

2017 information covers January through June.

CTP Acceptance Rates

Eligible by Felony Level

Utilized by Felony Level

Eligible Offenders

All felons with a sentence of at least two years, who are residents of Indiana, do not have detainers or warrants, meet the time requirements of statute, and have at least 30 days to serve.

  • Offenders convicted of an A or B felony (if offense was committed before July 1, 2014), or a Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, or Level 4 felonies (if the offense was committed on or after July 1, 2014) may serve up to 120 days prior to his/her EPRD on CTP if approved by court order through the sentencing court.
  • Offenders convicted solely on an A or B felony (if offense was committed before July 1, 2014) or a Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, or Level 4 felony (if the offense was committed on or after July 1, 2014) under IC 35-48-4 and/or IC 16-42-19 may serve up to 180 days prior to his/her EPRD on CTP if approved by court order through the sentencing court.
  • Offenders convicted of a C felony (if offense was committed before July 1, 2014) or a Level 5 felony (if offense was committed on or after July 1, 2014) may serve up to 90 days prior to his/her EPRD on the Community Transition Program if a court order of denial is not entered by the sentencing court.
  • Offenders convicted solely on a C felony (if offense was committed before July 1, 2014) or Level 5 felony (if offense was committed on or after July 1, 2014) under IC 35-48-4 and/or IC 16-42-19 may serve up to 120 days prior to his/her EPRD on CTP if a court order of denial is not entered by the sentencing court.
  • Offenders convicted of a D felony (if offense was committed before July 1, 2014) or a Level 6 felony (if offense was committed on or after July 1, 2014) may serve up to 60 days prior to his/her EPRD on CTP if a court order of denial is not entered by the sentencing court.

Notices of eligibility are generated 45 to 60 days prior to the offender's Community Transition Program commencement date and sent from IDOC Central Office to the sentencing courts, prosecutors and community corrections directors, for participating counties. All approvals and denials issued by the courts are sent to IDOC Central Office. IDOC facilities deliver offenders as ordered by courts or statute. All actions at the county level are directed by the court or may be delegated directly to a community corrections program, probation, or a contract provider.

County Programs

Program availability varies by county. Components provided through community corrections programs or probation may include:

  • Day Reporting
  • Work Release/ Residential
  • House Arrest/ Home Detention w/Electronic Monitoring

Finance

The Per Diem for all offenders is $25/day.

The offender is responsible for all medical expenses. If the offender is found unable to pay by the courts, IDOC is responsible for medical expenses. The counties are not responsible for any medical expenses for CTP offenders.

Victim Notification

Any victim of the offender is notified by DOC regarding CTP eligibility and the victim's right to send written comment to the court.

Court Modifications

When considering modification from DOC to CTP, please use the following wording:

“The Court has suspended sufficient time to modify the IDOC release date to mm/dd/yyyy.  Defendant is approved for the Community Transition Program, effective mm/dd/yyyy, under Electronic Monitoring, Day Reporting, and/or Re-entry Court Supervision.”Defendant’s modified DOC release date is mm/dd/yyyy.