Colorado Senate Bill 21-062 BILL SUMMARY

ATTENTION

CONCERNED CITIZENS OF COLORADO

and BUSINESS OWNERS


WHAT LEVEL OF CRIME DO YOU FEEL IS OK TO NOT ARREST?


Senate Bill 21-062 BILL SUMMARY


This bill prohibits a peace officer from arresting a person based “solely on the alleged commission” of a crime. If the Peace Officer believes a crime has been committed HE THEN BECOMES A REFEREE AND ISSUES A SUMMONS BECAUSE the Officer cannot arrest – he/she must issue a summons[1] [2] if the crime is a class 4, 5, or 6 Felony, a Level 3 or 4 Drug Felony, or a Misdemeanor Offense.

HERE IS THE QUESTION YOU MUST ASK YOURSELF & YOUR LEGISLATOR!

HOW DOES THIS BILL PROTECT MY FAMILY, MY BUSINESS or MY COMMUNITY!

SOME FELONIES THAT WON’T BE ARRESTED!


CLASS 4:

MANSLAUGHTER (18-3-104(2) VEHICULAR HOMICIDE (18-3-106 (1)(c)) SEXUAL ASSAULT (18-3-402 (2))

SEXUAL ASSAULT ON A CHILD (18-3-405 (2)) ROBBERY (18-4-301 (2)) THEFT >20,000 / <$100,000 (18-4-401 (1))

AGG. MOTOR VEHICULAR THEFT >$20,000 / <$100,000 (18-4-409 (4) (b)

CLASS 5:

CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE (18-3-105) INTERNET LURING OF A CHILD (18-3-306 (3))

UNLAWFUL USE OF A FINANCIAL TRANSACTION DEVICE (18-5-702 (3) (c))

AGG. MOTOR VEHICULAR THEFT >$20,000 (18-4-409 (4) (b)

CLASS 6:

FRAUD BY CHECK (18-5-205 (3) (c)) AGG. MOTOR VEHICULAR THEFT <$20,000 (18-4-409 (4) (b)


SOME MISDEMEANORS THAT WON’T BE ARRESTED!


CLASS 1:

THEFT $750 / <$2,000 (18-4-401) AGG. VEHICLE THEFT <$20,000 (18-4-409) CHILD ABUSE (18-6-401)


CLASS 2

FALSE IMPRISONMENT (18-3-303) THEFT $300 / <$750 (18-4-401) RESISTING ARREST (18-8-103)

VIOLATING A PROTECTION ORDER (18-6-803.5)


CLASS 3:

THEFT $50 / <$300 (18-4-401) CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT CHILD ABUSE wo INJURY PROSTITUTION (18-7-201)


FOR EASE OF COMMUNICATING WITH THE COLORADO LEGISLATURE PLEASE GO TO THIS WEBSITE:


https://safercommunities.quorum.us/campaign/31676/

[1] Unless a custodial arrest is statutorily required. [2] It also prohibits a judge from setting a cash or surety bond. Judges must set PERSONAL RECOGNIZANCE AND THE DEFENDANT SIGNS FOR HIMSELF AND THE JUDGE THEN HOPES HE WILL APPEAR, unless extenuating circumstances exist.


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