Last night, sexually violent predator Gregory Buerge was arrested mere hours after the Lakewood Police Department put out an alert revealing that his whereabouts were unknown. In the opinion of Detective Ryan McKone, LPD spokesman, Buerge didn't go off the radar due to an oversight. "It appears to u ... More >>
Rules against sex offenders living near schools or other places children congregate are generally popular. But a U.S. District Court judge has ruled that regulations put in place by the City of Englewood are so restrictive that they effectively ban such people from living in the community, and are t ... More >>
Colorado's tough sex offender laws are supposed to keep predators under tight supervision. But a series of lawsuits claim that the system is violating even minor offenders' rights to free speech and association, prohibiting contact with family members -- and, in one particularly bizarre case, telli ... More >>
Governor Bill Ritter will sign a slew of bills this week -- the deadline for action on all legislation coming out of this past session is June 11 -- but he put HB 1364 on a fast track, Vetoing the bill Friday afternoon. He did the right thing. As the longtime Denver District Attorney, Ritter ... More >>
Bill Ritter just says no.Senator Joyce Foster's last minute amendment to House Bill 10-364, which allowed sex offenders to choose among three treatment options, stirred plenty o' controversy, owing largely to her subsequent admission that the action was inspired by her brother-in-law, Julian ... More >>
It's time to expand the discussion of the bill that would continue this state's Sex Offender Management Board beyond state senator Joyce Foster -- who certainly should have revealed that the prime motivator behind her amendment of the measure was her own brother-in-law, a convicted sex offend ... More >>
A casual fling can earn a lifetime label as a sex offender.
From the week of June 19, 2003
A Denver therapist wants to lock up sexual predators -- forever. But patients say the treatment is just making them bitter.
After her retarded daughter was sexually assaulted, a mother decided to teach DPS a lesson.