Colorado District Attorneys’ Council
Nearly all people going through Colorado’s criminal court system will have to submit DNA samples under a bill introduced at the Statehouse.
It’s headed for a tough fight in the Legislature, but the man behind the plan to require anyone convicted of any crime in Colorado to provide a sample of DNA says it would be a great tool for fighting crime.
There’s a proposal to collect DNA from everyone who commits a crime in Colorado, no matter how small.
The synthetic drugs known as bath salts are now officially banned in Colorado. Tobacco shops and even some convenience stores across the state sold the synthetic cathinones.
A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Tuesday for a third time in Colorado, as lawmakers from both parties argued about how to fairly gauge whether someone is too stoned to get behind the wheel.
Colorado Senators gave initial approval to a proposal to reduce prosecutors’ discretion to charge youths as adults.
Colorado lawmakers are proposing reducing penalties for some drug possession offenses from felonies to misdemeanors in a move supporters say is aimed at ensuring offenders get treatment instead of long prison sentences.
Selling or manufacturing synthetic drugs known as “bath salts” would be illegal in Colorado under a bill in consideration at the state Legislature.
Colorado prosecutors got an education after seven bombs were set off at Smuggler Mine near Aspen.