Rick Raemisch

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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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Study: Colorado Needs Clear Rules For Parolee Alerts

An outside review says the Colorado prison system doesn’t have clear guidelines for how officers should respond when electronic alarms indicate a parolee is breaking the rules.

08/30/2013

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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

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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

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