Posted by: Kimberly Diego

Juvenile justice is a hot topic in every city across the U.S. it seems, but lately, Denver has seen more than its normal share of juvenile crime. According to the Colorado Division of Youth Services, there was a 10-percent increase in violent crimes by young offenders from 2019 to 2020.

Due to this jump in youth-perpetrated crimes in such a short period, advocacy groups are asking Denver courts to help

Burglary is a crime that often gets confused with robbery, but they aren’t the same. Because of this, many people don’t understand what actions can be taken against someone committing a burglary versus someone attempting to commit robbery.

For instance, police were called in the early morning hours to a burglary scene that turned out to be a possible murder scene. A man at the scene reported that he fired

Parenting is tough. There are so many ways that parents question themselves when it comes to raising their kids. Sometimes the matter is far more complicated than it may seem.

When abuse enters the picture, then the justice system in Colorado will get involved. When that happens, parents can face many consequences – including losing their kids.

Still, child abuse isn’t as cut and dried as one may think, since

Often, people are confused about the difference between certain types of crimes because they sound so similar. Two of those crimes are sexual assault and unlawful sexual conduct.

Sexual assault is a crime that many people are aware of and there are seemingly consistent legislative updates surrounding this type of crime, but unlawful sexual conduct doesn’t get as much discussion. That is, until recently.

In the summer of 2020, the

Identity theft doesn’t simply happen in one way. In fact, there are at least a dozen different offenses that are classified as identity theft in Colorado. That includes unemployment fraud – something Colorado is taking extra steps to prevent as many people file unemployment claims.

Following a rash of false unemployment claims, the Colorado Department of Labor has instituted a new ID verification system. It is designed to combat the