Who is the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition?

Our mission is to reverse the trend of mass incarceration in Colorado. We are a coalition of nearly 7,000 individual members and over 100 faith and community organizations who have united to stop perpetual prison expansion in Colorado through policy and sentence reform.

Our chief areas of interest include drug policy reform, women in prison, racial injustice, the impact of incarceration on children and families, the problems associated with re-entry and stopping the practice of using private prisons in our state.

If you would like to be involved please go to our website and become a member.

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

240 More People Shipped to Oklahoma

Department of Corrections Press Release

On Wednesday, January 17, 2007, Colorado Department of Corrections transferred a second group of 240 people to Sayre, Oklahoma. Colorado’s state prisons are currently filled to capacity.

The North Fork Correctional Facility is located in Sayre, Oklahoma approximately 500 miles from Colorado Springs and is a private facility operated by Corrections Corporation of America (CCA)

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