Despite fewer arrests, Arapahoe County jail remains overcrowded. The sheriff has a $462M solution that could mean a tax hike.
AURORA | Whether Arapahoe County voters could decide to fund a new jail, courthouse or both this fall is now in the hands of the five county commissioners. Following months of meetings, information sessions and tours, a citizen’s panel of Arapahoe County
In face of early opposition, Arapahoe County officials commemorate bid to fund new jail with tax increase
AURORA | Standing beside several supporters and a smattering of opponents, Arapahoe County officials on Thursday publicly launched their bid to fund a new $464 million county jail. Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown, Board of County Commissioners Chairman Jeff Baker and a
Picture a government building with leaking gas lines, hundreds of feet of clogged plumbing and frequent assaults. Welcome to the Arapahoe County Detention Facility. That the jail on South Potomac Street is in need of an overhaul has been a 20-year talking
Arapahoe County is one of the fastest-growing counties in Colorado. Almost 800,000 people will reside here by 2030, which would make us the most populous county in the metro area. As our population grows, so does the demand for County