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Voters reject measure for new Arapahoe County jail

Arapahoe County won't get a new jail for the time being, after voters soundly rejected Ballot Issue 1A, which would have raised property taxes to replace the county's current jail. more

Support strong for replacing Arapahoe County jail, weaker for courthouse

A proposal to ask voters to fund a new Arapahoe County Jail received unanimous support from a citizen advisory committee on Aug. 6, but similar proposals to replace the courthouse and district … more

Culture shift affects jail population

Law enforcement and mental health experts point to a culture shift in the approach to mental health treatment in the 1960s for the drastic rise in inmates with mental illness. In 1963, President John … more

Checkups mean ‘I’m more likely to stay sober’

Wearing an orange T-shirt and pants, Samuel Cardona sat at a round table in a small glass-walled room of the Douglas County jail, as he talked to a reporter. It was an afternoon in January. He had … more
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