“The introduction of COVID-19 into the corrections system could have devastating results,” Colorado's prisons director says.
Gov. Polis said he wanted to close a private prison. GEO Group beat him to it, leaving Colorado scrambling.By Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Lake County Sheriff’s Office unlawfully billed inmates for the costs of locking them up, grand jury saysBy John Ingold
Colorado jails can’t hold people accused of low-level crimes in lieu of bail anymore. And that means current inmates could be released.By Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s prisons offer free tampons to female inmates. The state’s jails might soon be required to as well.
House Bill 1224 arose out of an effort two years ago in the Colorado legislature. “There are jails that do not understand this,” said Denver Sheriff Department Chief Elias Diggins.