Channel 7 News recently aired a brief segment discussing recent statistics citing the large number of mentally ill criminal offenders currently incarcerated in Colorado. The piece highlights the significantly higher costs and average lengths of stay for this population in jails and prisons, and includes comments from an interview with Adams County Undersheriff Paul Siska encouraging more treatment in the community for these individuals.
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This clip is also available in the Criminal Justice section of the CBHC Library.