Colorado legislators passed a half-dozen bills this session increasing oversight on law enforcement, including encouraging the use of officer-worn body cameras, revamping training and strengthening the public’s right to record police activity.
Emotional testimony at the state Capitol as state lawmakers consider a bill that would put a felony DUI law on the books in Colorado. The bill moved forward after it passed through an important Senate committee on Tuesday.
Three bills aimed at increasing oversight on Colorado law enforcement, including expanding the use of body cameras, have advanced in the state Senate.
Colorado law enforcement would be encouraged to expand the use of body cameras with a measure given initial approval as legislators considered several police accountability bills Tuesday.
Colorado lawmakers are hearing a bill that would allow people convicted of 400 different crimes to have their records sealed.
A bill that would have meant a felony conviction for people repeatedly caught driving drunk died in the state Senate on Tuesday.
There is a push to erase cannabis crimes of the past now that pot is legal in Colorado.
Bullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that advanced unanimously out of a House committee Monday.
Colorado is a major distributor of synthetic marijuana or “Spice,” but a new law could put many sellers out of business.
A blow up between Democrats and Republicans at the state Capitol has put a sweeping anti-crime measure in jeopardy.