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Pat Sullivan in court on Nov. 27, 2012  (credit: CBS)

Former Sheriff Pat Sullivan To Be Released From Prison Wednesday

CBS4 has learned that former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan will be paroled from prison Wednesday, several weeks before his mandatory release date.

03/17/2015

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Colorado Prisoner Who Murdered As Teen Hangs Self

A man serving a life sentence for two murders he committed when he was a teenager has hanged himself, and a prison reform advocate says he had lost hope in a sentencing review process triggered by a U.S. Supreme Court decision.

03/27/2014

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DA Seeks Death Penalty In Slaying Of Prison Worker

An inmate accused in the 2002 slaying of a prison worker will be placed on trial and prosecutors will seek the death penalty after a judge Tuesday allowed the suspect to withdraw his guilty plea.

04/09/2013

Mary Ricard, left (credit: Department of Corrections) Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility, right (credit: CBS)

Coroner: Colorado Corrections Officer Was Killed With Kitchen Knife

The female corrections officer killed at the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility in Ordway last week was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife.

10/06/2012

Mary Ricard, left (credit: Department of Corrections) Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility, right (credit: CBS)

Memorial Held For Slain Prison Worker

The death of a correctional officer who was killed in an assault involving an inmate drives home that there aren’t enough people like her, Gov. John Hickenlooper said at a public memorial service Monday.

10/01/2012

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Inmate Suspected In Prison Guard Killing Had Past With Victim

A guard killed inside prison walls may have been targeted by an inmate who knew her from years ago.

09/27/2012

Mary Ricard, left (credit: Department of Corrections) Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility, right (credit: CBS)

Suspect In Killing Of Prison Employee Is A Convicted Kidnapper

The suspect in the murder of a state prison guard is a convicted kidnapper and sex offender.

09/25/2012

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Prison Staffer Dies In Southeastern Colorado Prison

One staffer is dead and another was seriously injured after a disturbance at a Colorado prison Monday morning.

09/24/2012

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