Lawyers seek release of mentally ill from Colorado jails

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Lawyers seek release of mentally ill from Colorado jails

A sheriff’s deputy checks on prisoners in Unit 4C of the Pueblo County. Inmates with mental illnesses are often placed under administrative segregation in 4C and other parts of the jail where they are kept isolated in their cells for 23 hours a day, and their only human contact is with the guards.

Lawyers seek release of mentally ill from Colorado jails

A sheriff’s deputy checks on prisoners in Unit 4C of the Pueblo County. Inmates with mental illnesses are often placed under administrative segregation in 4C and other parts of the jail where they are kept isolated in their cells for 23 hours a day, and their only human contact is with the guards.
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