CO Prosecutors Fight Reform Amid Felony Rise

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Felony filings across Colorado increased by nearly 50 percent in the past five years, prompting concerns that recent criminal justice reforms are letting dangerous individuals roam the streets, the Denver Post reports. Prosecutors and state officials are trying to identify the causes for the swifter pace of felony filings. A surge in drug arrests may be partly responsible. The Colorado District Attorneys’ Council . . .

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