A Red Flag petition was filed by an inmate against Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams. The inmate claims he falls under the law’s extremely broad definition of ‘household or family member’ by marking the box “I regularly reside or have resided with the respondent in the last 6 months”, citing that he lives in Reams’ jail.
This is the second time this inmate has filed an ERPO against Reams in the past two months.
Colorado Governor Issues Executive Order Altering Concealed Carry Permit Requirements Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Amid the recent widespread coronavirus meltdown, most counties in the state of Colorado have halted the issuing of new concealed handgun permits due to government agencies suspending all fingerprinting and other non-essential in-person contact in an effort to comply with public health directives. This included the required fingerprinting while issuing a new concealed handgun permit.
Here are the changes that have been made…
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On January 1, 2020 Colorado’s Red Flag Extreme Risk Protection Orders ERPO law officially went into effect. This means Red Flag ERPO petitions will start making their way into the courts and orders will be coming out, landing in the hands of law enforcement who will then be responsible for serving them and confiscating firearms.
There is a lot to learn about this downright dangerous and unconstitutional law.
If you or someone you know is Red Flagged, the Red Flag Resource Center wants to know. This effort is a collaboration between Rally for our Rights, civil rights activists, and legal experts. It has all the information you could need about the law, what to do if you’re Red Flagged, along with attorney resources. They will also be tracking ERPO’s and providing transparency to the public.