A proposal to change lifelong prison sentences for juveniles in Colorado has been shelved at the request of the bill sponsor.
A Colorado convict sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early says it was cruel and unusual punishment to put him back behind bars after he reformed his life.
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.
Colorado has tapped a retired prisons chief from Kansas to lead the Department of Corrections on an interim basis after last month’s killing of prisons chief Tom Clements.
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.