Adams County District Judge Judge Thomas R. Ensor joked with attorneys in the trial to “be nice to Juror 25” -- his wife -- because dinner was on the line.
Gov. Polis said he wanted to close a private prison. GEO Group beat him to it, leaving Colorado scrambling.
The Cheyenne Mountain Reentry Center will shutter on March 7, leaving 642 inmates and 180 employees in limbo. Colorado says it will likely mean jail backlogs, parole releases and prison crowding.
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Colorado jails can’t hold people accused of low-level crimes in lieu of bail anymore. And that means current inmates could be released.
At least one Colorado county jail believes they have inmates who could have to be released under the new law
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