Published: May 12, 2013 | 12:00 am • 0
Fixes to contentious Colorado sex offender treatment system pushed out
">No easy solution to fix system for sex offenders
>Complex sex offender system isn't working, say lawmakers and lawyers
Eleven days before he was shot to death, Colorado Department of Corrections Director Tom Clements wrote a letter to the state Senate, pledging to transform the prison's highly contentious sex offender treatment program after an independent report declared it to be poorly run.
But after Clements died March 19, his plans to change the Sex Offender Treatment and Management Program were set aside, and further attempts to address issues with the program were stymied by a packed legislative agenda that put guns, civil unions, and marijuana at the forefront."