CO Senate committee rejects bill to change indefinite sentencing of sex offenders

In Colorado, it appears there will be no changes to the law that allows indefinite sentencing for sex offenders, at least for now. The Senate Judiciary Committee Monday voted down a bill that would change the state’s laws on indefinite sentencing for sex offenders. The measure, Senate Bill 17, would allow judges to determine onContinue reading “CO Senate committee rejects bill to change indefinite sentencing of sex offenders”

Greeley’s Alternative Homes for Youth works to rehabilitate juvenile sex offenders

The Greeley (CO) Tribune reports on a non-profit agency that works with teens who have committed sex offenses. Alternative Homes for Youth works with boys ages 13-20 from Greeley, Fort Collins, Sterling and Nebraska. The facility has room for 26 residents. Residents usually stay for about 10 months, Miller said.  The facility offers a numberContinue reading “Greeley’s Alternative Homes for Youth works to rehabilitate juvenile sex offenders”

Colorado man removed from sex offender registry in "unusual" case

Reporter Kaitlin Durbin writes about a Colorado Springs man who has won his battle to be removed from the sex offender registry, in a case described as “unprecedented.” The man was convicted in a Romeo-and-Juliet case in Missouri, for having sex with his 14-year-old girlfriend when he was 17.  For more than a decade, DavidContinue reading “Colorado man removed from sex offender registry in "unusual" case”