Colorado Revised Statutes Title 19. Children's Code § 19-2.5-1123. Sentencing--mandatory detention--weapons and crimes of violence
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(1) In the case of a juvenile who has been adjudicated a juvenile delinquent for the commission of one of the offenses described in section 19-2.5-305(3)(a)(V), the court shall sentence the juvenile to a minimum mandatory period of detention of not fewer than five days.
(2) A juvenile who is less than thirteen years of age may not be sentenced to detention unless the juvenile has been adjudicated for a felony or weapons charge pursuant to section 18-12-102, 18-12-105, 18-12-106, or 18-12-108.5. As an alternative, the juvenile probation department may conduct a presentence investigation pursuant to section 19-2.5-1101. The investigation may result in the juvenile:
(a) Remaining in the custody of a parent, guardian, or legal custodian; or
(b) Being placed in the temporary legal custody of kin, for purposes of a kinship foster care home or noncertified kinship care placement, as defined in section 19-1-103, or other suitable person under such conditions as the court may impose; or
(c) Being placed in a shelter facility; or
(d) Being referred to a local county department of human or social services for assessment for placement.
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