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.

Friday, February 16, 2007

Ft. Collins Jail Is Capped

The Larimer County Detention Center is going to put a cap on the number of inmates it houses — about 50 fewer than are in the jail on an given day.

The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that Sheriff Jim Alderden said at a meeting of the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee that he’s capping the number at 450 inmates.

The Rocky Article here

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