01 Oct Colorado Faces A Crisis With The Mentally Ill In Jail
Here’s How We Got There
BY ALLISON SHERRY FOR CPR.ORG
SEP 28, 2018
Now, almost 300 mentally ill people across the state have been in jail for months — without being convicted of anything. At least one man has been in jail for more than 200 days, severely psychotic, without the medication his doctor prescribed. His felony charge is spitting on a peace officer.
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