Colorado’s interim prisons director says he will look at early prisoner releases, the death penalty and other issues but won’t predict whether he will make any changes.
Both of the suspected white supremacist prison gang members whose names surfaced during an investigation into the killing of Colorado’s prisons chief are behind bars.
A fugitive wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of Colorado prison chief Tom Clements was taken into custody on Thursday evening.
Colorado prison officials said Wednesday they’re ramping up efforts to monitor parolees and respond to problems with their electronic monitoring equipment following the slaying of the state’s corrections chief.
Colorado’s Department of Corrections is significantly tightening procedures surrounding electronic monitoring of parolees after parolee and suspected murderer Evan Ebel removed his electronic monitoring device.
A white supremacist prison gang member was arrested and another was still being sought for questioning Friday in the death of Colorado’s prisons chief as authorities investigated whether the gang had any ties to the killing.
Police have caught one alleged member of the 211 Crew gang, which has possible ties the killing of Colorado Corrections director Tom Clements.
State employees are raising money for the family of Nathan Leon. The pizza deliveryman was killed last month in an attack authorities believe is connected to the murder of Department of Corrections chief Tom Clements.
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday announced an audit to ensure the state’s prisoners are serving their correct sentences, two weeks after a parolee who was mistakenly released four years early was identified as a suspect in the killing of Colorado’s prisons chief.
Two more men connected to a violent white supremacist gang are being sought in connection with the slaying of Colorado’s prisons chief, according to a warning bulletin that’s the first official word other gang members might be involved.