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Outsourced Inmates Coming Back To Colorado

Nearly 500 state inmates who have been serving time in Oklahoma due to prison capacity problems in Colorado will be returning to in-state facilities...

Immigration Lockup Expansion Goes to City Council

Private prison firm the GEO Group will have to get approval from the Aurora City Council in order to expand its 400-bed immigration detention...

Rosa Wins National Journalism Nod for Supermax Investigative Series

Colorado Confidential's own Erin Rosa was tapped with a rare honorable mention award by the Newspaper Guild-CWA's David S. Barr Award -- only the...

Before Prison Riot: A Warning Of Rising Inmate Violence, Staffing Woes

Less than a month before a riot at a federal penitentiary in Florence over the weekend left two inmates dead, an official with the...

Federal Prison Riot A Long Time Coming, Guards Say

At least two inmates have died as a result of a massive riot that occurred Sunday at a federal government penitentiary in Florence. The...

Federal Prison Melee Was About Race, Sources Say

UPDATE 3: The Bureau of Prisons has denied that a third inmate was killed in the riot, and says two inmates remaining in the...

Aurora Panel Approves Immigrant Detention Expansion

Aurora planning commissioners unanimously approved the expansion of a privately run immigrant detention facility on Wednesday, but opponents of the plan have vowed to...

Aurora Panel Set To Decide on Immigrant Lockup Expansion

The Aurora Planning Commission is set to vote this evening on whether a private prison contractor can expand a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Fremont County Requests $2 Million For National Security, Prison Safety

Members of law enforcement and public employees in Fremont County, home to more than a dozen prisons including the Federal Supermax facility, are requesting...

No Quick Fix For Federal Prisons Budget Crisis

Lawmakers have already approved $109 million to combat a budget crisis at the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), according to documentation obtained by Colorado...