Crime is rising in Colorado – is justice reform to blame?

March 11, 2022
Police tape marking off affected areas at the Stratus Townhomes in Westminster on Feb. 23. 2022.Police tape marking off affected areas at the Stratus Townhomes in Westminster on Feb. 23. 2022.Paolo Zialcita/CPR News
Police tape marking off affected areas at the Stratus Townhomes in Westminster on Feb. 23. 2022.

For more than a decade, Colorado lawmakers have pursued a range of criminal justice reforms. But some of those policies are now being called into question as the crime rate increases out of pace with the rest of the nation.

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