Felony Sentencing

Crime Of Violence

Conviction in Colorado for any "Crime of Violence" (COV) carries a mandatory prison sentence to the Department of Corrections.
Any of the following crimes where someone used, or possessed and threatened the use of, a deadly weapon; or caused serious bodily injury or death to any other person except another participant:

  • Assault in the First Degree
  • Assault in the Second Degree
  • Aggravated Robbery
  • 1st degree burglary
  • kidnapping
  • Sexual Assault
  • Murder
  • 1st degree Arson


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