Durango’s youth detention center may be shuttered for good

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Durango’s youth detention center may be shuttered for good

Fewer juveniles in justice system gives pause to reopening DeNier
The Robert E. Denier Youth Services Center in Durango has been closed for more than a year after the Colorado Department of Human Services accused the contractor of several violations related to its treatment of youth offenders. It is uncertain if the juvenile detention center will reopen, partly a result of the shrinking number of youths being incarcerated.

Durango’s youth detention center may be shuttered for good

The Robert E. Denier Youth Services Center in Durango has been closed for more than a year after the Colorado Department of Human Services accused the contractor of several violations related to its treatment of youth offenders. It is uncertain if the juvenile detention center will reopen, partly a result of the shrinking number of youths being incarcerated.
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