Sex Offender Management Board

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Gregory Buerge: Inside the search for a sexually violent predator

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Sex-offender residency restrictions challenged by ACLU ruled unconstitutional

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Civil rights lawsuits attack excesses of Colorado's sex offender laws

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Bill Ritter did the right thing by vetoing sex offender bill

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Bill Ritter vetoes sex offender bill over Joyce Foster's controversial amendment

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Sex offender debate turns into public pissing match

    ​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 >>

  • News

    June 17, 2004

    Age Inappropriate

    A casual fling can earn a lifetime label as a sex offender.

  • News

    June 19, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of June 19, 2003

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Arrested Development

    A Denver therapist wants to lock up sexual predators -- forever. But patients say the treatment is just making them bitter.

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Telling Tales Out of School

    After her retarded daughter was sexually assaulted, a mother decided to teach DPS a lesson.