Firefighter Faces Sexual Assault Charges in Colorado Springs

Earlier this month, the Fountain Fire Department received devastating news: an alleged sexual assault took place between a firefighter and another member of the department. The firefighter/paramedic was taken into custody on October 6th and placed on unpaid administrative leave. The fire department released a statement two days later. Sexual assault is a serious crime…

Colorado’s Unlawful Sexual Contact and Sexual Assault Charges: What’s the Difference?

In Colorado, there are different criteria for different sexual crimes. While at first glance unlawful sexual contact and sexual assault may seem very similar, there are some major differences between them. Charges for sex crimes in Colorado can differ vastly depending on specific factors that each case presents. The two general groups for sex crimes…