The prison system is offering up to $7,000 to new correctional officers in Sterling, Limon, Buena Vista and Cañon City.
The Colorado Department of Corrections paid $300,000 on Monday to a woman who said she was sexually assaulted while wearing a hidden microphone to help prison investigators record a canteen supervisor at a women’s prison in Denver accused of harassing and assaulting her and other inmates. The settlement was awarded to Susan Ullery, who sued […]
Prison staff had no idea what was happening when an inmate suddenly lost consciousness at the Limon Correctional Facility in May. It turned out the man was overdosing from fentanyl that had been snuck into the facility on the Eastern Plains. The drug is an opioid said to be 50 times more potent than heroin […]
CAÑON CITY — An inmate died after being assaulted by a fellow inmate at the Colorado State Penitentiary, prisons officials said Saturday. Glen Young, 35, was seen assaulting Gerado Banda, 23, at the prison near Cañon City on Wednesday in an attack that lasted about 15 seconds, the Colorado Department of Corrections said. Banda was […]
The Colorado Department of Corrections has announced it will provide $500 to all employees among its more than 6,000 staff members who get fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. “I don’t think it’s offensive to say, ‘look, it’s such a public safety concern that we’re going to provide an incentive for you to get the vaccine,’” […]