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Overview of County Jails

Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Local Government

This memorandum provides an overview of county jails, including their function, population served, cost per day, and relationship with the state Department of Corrections.

Email addresses for the Colorado legislature have changed from the domain to the domain on December 1, 2022. Details
The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause (unless otherwise specified) is August 7, 2023. Details
The 2023 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book) is now available. Details