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Felony Charges

Class of Felony Minimum Sentence Maximum Sentence Mandatory Parole
Class 1 Life Imprisonment Death n/a
Class 2 8 years / $5,000 fine 24 years / $1,000,000 5 years
Class 3 (extraordinary risk of harm) 4 years / $3,000 fine 16 years / $750,000 5 years
Class 3 4 years / $3,000 fine 12 years / $750,000 5 years
Class 4 (extraordinary risk of harm) 2 years / $2,000 fine 8 years / $500,000 3 years
Class 4 2 years / $2,000 fine 6 years / $500,000 3 years
Class 5 (extraordinary risk of harm) 1 year / $1,000 fine 4 years / $100,000 2 years
Class 5 1 year 3 years 2 years
Class 6 (extraordinary risk of harm) 1 year / $1,000 fine 2 years / $100,000 1 year
Class 6 1 year / $1,000 fine 18 months / $100, 000 1 year

Examples of Class 1 Felonies

  • Murder in the first degree
  • First degree murder of a peace officer or fireman
  • First degree kidnapping
  • Child abuse resulting in death
  • Treason

Examples of Class 2 Felonies

  • Murder in the second degree
  • First degree burglary of controlled substances
  • Crimes against at-risk adults and at risk juveniles
  • Aiding an escape
  • Pandering of a child

Examples of Class 3 Felonies

  • Vehicular Homicide

Examples of Class 4 Felonies

  • Manslaughter
  • Vehicular Homicide (C.R.S. 18-3-106(a)(1)

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