An advocacy group says jail inmates are waiting two months or longer to get mental health evaluations and care because the state hospital is short-staffed.
The Disability Law Center said Tuesday Colorado is violating a federal court settlement requiring the hospital to admit inmates within 28 days after a judge orders a competency evaluation or rules an inmate is incompetent to stand trial.
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