Category: Excessive Force

Recently, jails in Colorado have been coming under fire for their prison guards’ use of excessive force against inmates. In a number of incidents—many of which were caught on tape—inmates suffered a variety of physical injuries, from bruising and broken bones to asphyxiation and death, at the hands of overzealous guards.


Some of the incidents currently in question include: use of excessive or unwarranted tasing, shoving inmates through doors,