It's a widespread misunderstanding to lump all criminal activities into one category, assuming their nature and penalties are alike.
Facilities and other municipalities are resorting to these methods to reduce the number of inmates in Colorado jails. The total population of the 15 largest county jails in Colorado dropped to 7,708 on Friday, 31% less than the combined average daily population of 11,002 the facilities reported in January, according to data collected by the ACLU of Colorado.
Many facilities in Colorado have already moved from physical meetings to a virtual arraignments in order to protect all parties involved in court cases. “If it gets in there, you got issues,” Said Mike Britton vice president of the deputies union, “It could really break loose in any of these jails.