Asher did you read the article?
Sorry, but this story reads as sour grapes from Aramark over losing their long-term deal. It would be wise to keep the prison population well-fed in order to reduce their overall angst, but you shouldn't lose sight of the fact that this is a jail and not a resort.
This is the second big story involving lawyers (see past articles on Terry Malcom). It seems like the profession as whole and state legislatures needs to implement some rules that prohibit lawyers from taking custody of client money. Really they should not have to touch client money.
Given the gravity and seriousness of this alleged "Fight Club," anyone in their right-mind would question why Elder kept this investigation in-house. I'm confident that most would agree, given the severity, the investigation should have been given to an outside agency for an impartial and objective investigation to reveal the real truth, not some Elder cover-up! Investigations of this nature, to include those involving a death of an inmate, MUST and SHOULD be investigated by an outside agency. Period!
It has become pretty clear since Elder took office in 2015, that Sheriff Elder doesnt care about the safety of our deputies and the support staff working the floors at CJC. He doesnt care about the Patrol deputies on the streets risking their lives every day. He doesnt even care about the inmates serving time in our correctional facility. It is a disgrace that he and Command Staff are willingly standing by and allowing this to happen. What they are doing DOES NOT define leadership. It is a shame that no matter how many complaints are made or proof is shown, the so-called leadership of El Paso County DOES NOTHING to correct it. All they do is play their blame games, resort to their diversion tactics, or just blatantly ignore the problem hoping it will go away. This is another reason why so many dont stand up and say something. They know if they do, they will be black listed and their pleas will go unanswered.
El Paso County Government, to include the Sheriffs Office, has become a laughing stock in this community. They turn a blind eye to Elder's corruption, his discrimination against women, the promotion of sexual harassment in the workplace, the support of sexual predators (i.e. Commander Rob King and Lt. Bill Huffor), the engagement in financial impropriety, the list goes on. And now as taxpayers, employees of El Paso County, and members of this community we get to keep adding to that list, but see our Commissioners doing nothing about it. When will it end? Does something so bad have to happen before our Commissioners stand up and hold Sheriff Elder accountable? We have inmates that are deliberately being malnourished, deputies being put in unsafe and deplorable conditions, but yet Elder sits up in his Ivory Tower just laughing. Does someone need to die or be beaten so badly as a result for someone to actually stand up and defend us?
It is worth noting that what they have done with the food contract and taxpayer General Fund and 1A money that is being used to pay for it is blatant financial malfeasance and nonfeasance by an Elected Official (or in other words, financial wrongdoing and misconduct, but also the failure to perform an official duty). Lets not forget that simple procurement policies have been violated as well.
We see it every day! When will it end? When will the Commissioners "grow some balls" and hold Elder and his clan of cronies accountable?
Anarchist punks hijack every peaceful protest and help the fascist PR campaign against reason and truth.
The entire world is a free speech zone, but you have to MAKE it so and defend it every day because the fascist powers hate thought and reason and truth.
There is a simple, non-violent tactic that works well in such situations. Instead of dressing in black and trying to block the entrance, dress casually and show up early to get a seat in the auditorium. Wait patiently for the program to begin. When the fascist walks up to the podium and opens his mouth, we rise to our feet, hollering anti-fascist slogans at the top of our lungs, and walk out on him.
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They all suck! The sheriff should get someone to go undercover into the kitchen as a trustee and report what the hell is going on! I can guarantee you that it's not good! At $1.01 per meal you can't feed folks well enough especially with these large greedy corporate assholes. I could go and run that kitchen at $1.45 a meal and be over the 3,000 calories easily with good food not that dog chow they try to serve. Let's not forget that a well fed inmate is a happier inmate. I've talked about this for years but they need to get a large greenhouse on site raise chickens etc it can be very affordable and healthy. I've been in thst facility a few times and it's always been horrible. I could fix it in 2 weeks period
Joshi, really? Did he not learn anything from the previous election? Congratulations Andy Pico!!! Thanks for all you do!
These are very near sighted recommendations, as our population is growing by leaps and bounds due to the green rush in part at least, and to limit dispensaries this way only helps the dispensaries already in place, not the patients, and the patients should come first...
If these charter schools don't have to follow the same laws or achieve the same standards as a public school, they don't deserve the same funding. They are putting up a smoke screen hiding the real problem: charter schools can teach what they want, even if it goes against accepted science and history.
I'm trying to Pay someone as well. I'm a full time student and I have a job. I have to complete 80 hrs and its either quit school, my job, or go to jail.
those pesky parents showing their preferences AGAIN
http://rs834.pbsrc.com/albums/zz264/Murdercut3/IMG_20170121_034509_zpsra2erxj1.jpg?w=480&h=480&fit=clip this is a picture of the girl he claims to be in love with, that's what he did to her on Thursday, the last time he saw her.
My only Son was taken away from ne when he was eight years old by the Colorado Sorings Judicial System, corrupt GAL, Attorneys abd Judges! This happened in 1992! After my Son returned from visiting his Father fir the Summer, he had nightmares and tried to molest the neighbor girl! Thus happened when he was 5! I took him to a counselor and he disclosed to her that horrible things that his father and new girlfriend had done to him! The GAL Marcy Gouge convinced the judge that i had brain washed my child! I lost custody and they sent my Son to live with his Father permanently! I was never proven to have harmed my child in anyway! I fled with him to protect him but was caught two years later and charged with Felony Kidnapping of my own child! He is 30 years old now! He doesn't work, he uses drugs and he is terrified to leave! DHS destroyed my entire family to line their pockets with money! I need an attorney with guts! I want to sue each person involved, dhs, el paso county and the City! Because now my son can tell the story as an aadult. I was unaware that this injustice wad still occuring here! I though it was just those people that were involved then!
Considering CSF is attempting to exercise influence they might not really possess, and the rather inept handling that Cassiana and Lane provided in their initial failure - would it not make sense to vote for the measure to increase the votes required for sale of portions of Colorado Springs Utilities up from a simple majority vote to one requiring 60% voter approval?
In short, vote No, No, and No.
My name is Jessica and I went to school with Dee. She was one of my best friends. I am truely sorry for what has happened not only to Dee but also her family. My heart to this day is filled with sadness, over losing a great and beautiful friend that I have ever known. She would give you the shirt off her back if ever you needed anything. Always had a wonderful smile on your face. Dee will always be in my heart and greatly missed. Friends 4ever, Jessica
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