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Anders Jacobson

Anders Jacobson
Anders Jacobson

Colorado youth corrections system sees biggest spike in violent offenders in a decade

In the past four years, the number of young people committed to the Colorado Division of Youth Services for homicide or manslaughter has jumped 141%.

News

Colorado is releasing incarcerated kids early because of coronavirus

The Division of Youth Services has already sent 22 young people to early parole and is evaluating about 300 others.

Coronavirus

A youth corrections center plagued by escapes, drugs and a riot is headed for a physical — and cultural — reorganization

Questions remain about whether the alterations at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center are enough to fix persistent problems within Colorado's Division of Youth Services

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For teens in Colorado corrections who have kids of their own, the state is trying to keep parental connections intact

State officials hope the efforts to keep young, incarcerated parents in contact with their kids can help get both generations of children on the right path

Crime and Courts