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Since May 2015, wait times for competency evaluations and restoration treatment by the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) have been 90 days for 80 or more offenders, which is three times longer than the 24-day maximum set by a 2012 settlement agreement. As of October 2015, up to 100 pre-trial detainees needing competency evaluation or restoration treatment have been waiting in local jails for admission to a forensic bed at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo (CMHIP) for more than 24 days. On October 28, 2015, Disability Law Colorado (DLC) filed a complaint against CDHS for . . .
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