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Extreme Risk Protection Orders (19-08)

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Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement

This issue brief provides an overview of extreme risk protection orders, including what they are, how they are used, and how Colorado's proposed law compares to other states.  It also addresses other types of protection orders authorized in Colorado law.

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