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Dept. Of Corrections Admits: Parolees Routinely Downgraded Due To Budget Concerns

Four months after a CBS4 investigation revealed dangerous Colorado parolees were getting lower levels of supervision due to perceived budget problems and after the Colorado Department of Corrections vehemently disputed the reports, the agency is now acknowledging the CBS4 investigation was correct.

08/30/2013

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State Audit Results In 300 Revised Prison Sentences

Nearly 300 prison sentences have been changed as a result of a state audit that was initiated after a man who killed the Colorado prisons chief was let out too soon.

08/14/2013

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Colorado Judges Decline To Change 1,200 Sentences

Colorado judges have declined to change prison sentences in more than 1,200 cases that officials said may have mistakenly allowed convicts to reduce their time.

08/14/2013

Nick R. Medina (Lakewood Police Department)

Sexually Violent Predator On The Run After Cutting Ankle Bracelet

Police are looking for a sexually violent predator now on the run after being paroled.

07/26/2013

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CBS4 Parolee Investigation Prompts Legislative Hearings

A series of CBS4 ”Justice Failed” investigations into gaps in Colorado’s intensive supervision program for parolees has prompted the Colorado House Judiciary Committee to schedule oversight hearings into the program.

07/26/2013

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Colorado Website Aimed At Helping Former Inmates

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia is promoting a website designed to help former inmates integrate into society by guiding them on how to find employment, housing, and public transportation.

07/02/2013

Tim Hand (credit: doc.state.co.us)

Fired Parole Dept. Head Said He Was On ‘Hit List’

The man who was fired from his position as head of the Department of Corrections Parole unit said a white supremacist gang targeted him.

06/14/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper  (credit: CBS)

Governor Names New Colorado Prison Director

A parolee suspected of killing Colorado’s prisons chief had a list with him when he died that included the names and addresses of other Colorado officials, the El Paso County sheriff said Friday.

06/14/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper  (credit: CBS)

Governor Names New Colorado Prison Director

The former head of the Wisconsin’s Department of Corrections has been named to replace slain Colorado Corrections Director Tom Clements.

06/14/2013

Tim Hand (credit: doc.state.co.us)

Parole Director Tim Hand Fired

CBS4 has learned the Department of Corrections has fired Parole Director Tim Hand. The move was effective June 30.

06/13/2013

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