Tag:law enforcement

CCJ Report Finds Sentencing Reforms Had Little Impact on Racial Disparity in Imprisonment

While racial disparity in imprisonment dropped from 2000 to 2019, the study found sentencing reforms had little impact.

Restriction on Police Use of Prone Restraint Passes Committee

House Bill 24-1372 would change the guidelines and training on the use of prone restraint by law enforcement officers in Colorado.

State Bill Special Report: Crimes, Corrections & Enforcement

This special bill report is courtesy of State Bill Colorado, a product of our publisher Circuit Media.

Family Reaches $19 Million Settlement Over Officer Killing of Christian Glass

The family of Christian Glass has reached a $19 million settlement, the largest known police settlement in Colorado.

Bill Looks to Take Partisan Politics Out of DA and Sheriff Elections in Colorado

The bill hopes to boost public trust in criminal justice by making elections for sheriffs and DAs nonpartisan.

Colorado General Assembly Adopts Clean-Up Provisions to Misdemeanor Reform

Last year, Colorado senators passed a bipartisan bill to restructure the state’s misdemeanor laws, following it up with further changes this session.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Adopts New Plan to Effectively Communicate with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Individuals

After an investigation from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office adopted new policies to address ADA compliance.

First Meeting of No-Knock & Forced Entry Study Group to Be Held Tomorrow

The first meeting of the study group on No-Knock Warrants and Forced Entry will meet. AG Phil Weiser, is tasked with organizing the group.