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Whether you are a Pulitzer Prize winner from the New York Times or a concerned citizen launching a new community blog, CDAC values your work and role as a liaison between district attorneys and the people we serve.
We are here to respond to all media requests for information and CDAC positions on statewide criminal justice issues.
In the News
Check out our archive of local, statewide and national media coverage of CDAC and DAs in Colorado.
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CDAC in the News
June 13, 2020 // Colorado Sun
Following extensive stakeholder engagement and bipartisan negotiations, CDAC officially announced its support of Colorado’s bill to enhance police transparency and accountability in Colorado communities. Read More
June 4, 2020 // KRDO Colorado Springs (ABC13)
The Colorado District Attorneys’ Council released an official statement on the murder of George Floyd by a police officer, announcing statewide bipartisan support for meaningful change in law enforcement. Read More
Feb. 25, 2020 // Colorado Sun
Speaking from her own personal experience of running into a gay panic defense in a murder trial, CDAC’s Amanda Gall outlines the issues with allowing these bigoted excuses for violence in Colorado courtrooms. Read More
Feb. 13, 2020 // Colorado Springs Independent
Under current law in Colorado, people convicted of the most egregious sex crimes are not required to undergo any treatment before being transferred out of prison to a community corrections facility. Read More
Feb. 7, 2020 // Aspen Times
Jan. 24, 2020 // 9NEWS Denver
CDAC and public defenders came together to strike a balance between public safety and privacy by developing numerous improvements to how Colorado handles juveniles convicted of sex offenses. Read More
Dec. 11, 2019 // CBS Denver
CDAC is sounding the alarm over a bill that requires the Department of Corrections to study the possible release of untreated, felony sex offenders into the community in an effort to close private prisons. Read More
Dec. 11, 2019 // FOX31 Denver
Dec. 2, 2019 // CBS Denver
A new law set to take effect in 2020 aimed at helping people suffering from addiction has the unintended consequence of decriminalizing the possession of up to 13,000 deadly doses of fentanyl. Read More
Nov. 23, 2019 // 9NEWS Denver
Oct. 30, 2019 // 9NEWS Denver
In response to a controversial proposal, CDAC’s Amanda Gall brings attention to the fact that the legislation would include most sex offenses including rape and sex offenses against children. Read More
Oct. 30, 2019 // CBS Denver
CDAC and Boulder District Attorney Michael Dougherty cautioned against reducing penalties for 18-25 year-olds convicted of crimes and providing them with the opportunity to be tried as juveniles. Read More