Mentally ill inmates at the federal supermax prison southwest of Colorado Springs languish for months, even years, in solitary confinement, according to a new U.S. Justice Department report.
- Mike Patterson said the city still doesn't want to Guantanamo detainees to come to Supermax, but it wants a decision made either way.Read more
- A Defense Department team recently finished surveying seven sites in Colorado, South Carolina and KansasRead more
- Colorado would be in danger if the Pentagon sends Guantanamo detainees to the state, the sheriffs say.Read more
Thirteen state and federal prisons in Fremont County make corrections a lucrative business. But folks there don't want Gitmo detainees.