Colo. Sheriff’s Office Settles Suit

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office has settled a lawsuit in which the American Civil Liberties Union accused it of abusing inmates.

Justice Center Gets Much-Needed Expansion

The Adams County Justice Center in Brighton, Colo., is growing. Last October, the center finished adding 12 courtrooms, 10 conference rooms, additional offices and state-of-the-art technology as part of its 103,000-square-foot expansion.

Denver Returns Corrections to Downtown

By Lisa Kopochinski
The new $159 million Van Cise-Simonet Detention Center opened earlier this year, marking the completion of the second of five phases of the Denver Justice Center campus.

Sierra Announces September DEC Forum

In response to changes in the Detention Equipment Contracting/Manufacturing sector, a DEC forum has been organized for Sept. 23-26, in Avon, Colo.

Court Order

Adams County officials recently marked the completion of a $28 million expansion of the six-story county and state judicial building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.