The governor’s power to grant or deny pardons has been in the news recently. How does an offender apply for a pardon or commutation of sentence? The answer can be found on the Colorado Department of Corrections’ Clemency Requests webpage. Here the steps for applying for clemency are outlined, along with facts about the process:
See the webpage for guidelines and for a link to the application, which must be completed under the advisement of the offender’s case manager.