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Pitkin County to form Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee – Aspen Daily News

In hopes of once again fostering a “progressive jail” environment, Pitkin County will assemble a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee to advise local officials on the long-term future of the existing, but largely empty, Pitkin County Jail.The committee will be made up of 12 people, including law enforcement personnel, a Pitkin County Commissioner, 9th Judicial District representatives, a public defender, human services and mental health coordinators, the county manager and a citizen volunteer. “We might want to have two citizens. One who has been incarcerated in Pitkin County Jail and is done,” said Steve Child, Pitkin County commissioner, during Tuesday’s BOCC work …

 

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