Colorado’s Criminal Justice System Struggles With Lack Of Resources

Judges and prosecutors had many chances to lock up Edward “Tim” Romero before he was accused of killing someone.But despite increasingly violent and potentially unstable tendencies — and a warning from a panel of criminal-justice experts th…

Judges and prosecutors had many chances to lock up Edward “Tim” Romero before he was accused of killing someone.

But despite increasingly violent and potentially unstable tendencies — and a warning from a panel of criminal-justice experts that he belonged in prison — Romero avoided hard time, getting second and third chances on probation.

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