Colorado Department of Corrections
Dozens of inmates have been quarantined at the Territorial Correctional Facility in Canon City.
Investigators from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Department of Labor and Employment, Colorado Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service believe they have uncovered a complex scheme that successfully scammed the government.
The search is over for a prisoner released by mistake from the Jefferson County Jail.
The search continues for a prisoner released by mistake from the Jefferson County Jail.
A manhunt across southeastern Colorado that involved the Colorado National Guard and dozens of law enforcement officers has resulted in the recapture of three of four inmates who had escaped from the Otero County Jail.
The Colorado House approved a measure giving prisons authority to revoke inmates’ earned time for any reason or if they have committed a violent crime while incarcerated.
Colorado’s new Corrections Department director is promising to reform solitary confinement policies after spending the night in an isolated cell, an experiment he said left him “feeling twitchy and paranoid.”
The Colorado Department of Corrections has chosen a new leader for its much criticized parole division.
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The number of Colorado inmates in solitary confinement is declining and prison officials say they’re looking at changing policies to continue the trend.