According to a recent news story, a female Teller County inmate accused a sheriff's deputy of groping her and telling her to engage in oral sex with him. She was moved to the Boulder County Jail, where she claimed he also looked in her shower and came to her room. She alleged the sexual encounter occurred in her room. In Teller and Jefferson County, the sheriff's deputy could be charged with Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution and Invasion of Privacy for Sexual Gratification. Many inmates know the system, and accuse deputies and jail staff of crimes to get moved to a better environment. For today's blog, we'll focus on the crime of Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution.
Douglas County Defense Lawyer for Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution
Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution, C.R.S. 18-7-701, is charged in Douglas and Arapahoe County whenever an employee, contract employee, or volunteer of a correctional institution or an individual who performs work or volunteer functions in a correctional institution is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a person in lawful custody in a correctional institution. Sexual conduct includes inappropriate touching, sexual intrusion or sexual penetration – even consensual. If the female inmate's accusations seem believable, the deputy could be charged with Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution.
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How Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution is Charged in Boulder County
In Boulder and Jefferson County, depending on the sexual conduct alleged and depending on whether an employee, contract employee or volunteer is committing the asserted sexual conduct, the level of felony or misdemeanor charge varies for Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution. Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution can be charged as a class 5 felony, a class 6 felony or a class 1 misdemeanor in Boulder and Jefferson County, Colorado. Remember, nonconsensual sex conduct can still be charged as Sexual Assault, a serious felony.
Hire a Denver Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution Lawyer and Fight Untrue Sexual Assault Accusations
Sexual offense accusations are common in Denver and Adams County. They can be made easily and require no evidence whatsoever. Men, women, children, family members, even friends – can all accuse you of a sex crime for a variety of reasons. For political reasons, police and deputy district attorneys file charges in most untrue cases. In many sexual offense cases, accusations are false. Yet, the accused is still arrested and sent to the Denver County Jail or the Colorado Department of Corrections. If you or someone you love has been accused or charged with a sex crime such as Sexual Conduct in a Correctional Institution in Colorado, contact one of the best aggressive sex crimes lawyers immediately. Our attorneys work hard for a more favorable outcome in your criminal case. Your future is worth fighting for.Request a Free Consultation