Colorado Department of Corrections
Colorado prisons are making big profits from charging inmates for phone calls and other personal items, but they’re struggling to break even from shops run by inmate labor.
A Denver inmate who walked away from a work site is back in police custody.
The Colorado Department of Corrections contiues to search for one of two convicts who walked away from a work vehicle on Thursday afternoon.
The Colorado Department of Corrections is searching for two convicts who walked away from a work vehicle on Thursday afternoon.
Colorado prison officials waited nearly a year and a half to report the death of a mentally ill inmate to health officials, delaying an outside review into policies and procedures that may have led to the death.
Authorities say an inmate has died at the state prison in Sterling, and it appears to be a homicide.
The killer of Jessica Ridgeway has been moved to a prison in another state.
The use of solitary confinement for inmates with a serious mental illness would be outlawed under a bill approved by the Colorado House.
A year after a Colorado inmate held in solitary confinement allegedly gunned down the state prisons chief upon being released, lawmakers are moving to restrict use of the punishment for the mentally ill.
Dozens of inmates have been quarantined at the Territorial Correctional Facility in Canon City.