The reasons that so few faced criminal sanctions range from difficulty prosecuting cases in which the victims are mute and incapacitated to a reluctance on the part of co-workers to testify against one another. But a review by The Denver Post also found significant miscues in how police work initially was handled. State officials have conceded that protocols for protecting the disabled were not followed at the center, inhibiting investigations and raising concerns about a system that is supposed to provide care for as many as 12,000 intellectually and developmentally disabled people throughout the state. Two died of complications from bowel obstructions and a third was not given life-saving care after a collapse because a staffer thought there was a do-not-resuscitate order. The federal review concluded abuse at the Pueblo Regional Center was so severe that new residents should be barred from the facility and the state should have to repay millions in Medicaid funding. "Sadly, there is some dehumanization that goes on with people with significant disabilities, especially when you are dealing with a population that is non-verbal or with cognitive impairment," said Julie Reiskin, executive director of Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition. "Another big problem is the fox is watching the hen house. Nobody wants to report on their buddies, and there hasn't been a clear line of accountability." Those who escaped prosecution include a caregiver who was accused three times of sexually assaulting residents. "Your lips are soft as a baby's butt," he allegedly whispered inches away from one resident in May 2014, telling her he wanted to touch her genitals, according to allegations contained in one investigative report. He had been accused about a year earlier of coercing another resident into touching his genitals in exchange for a soda.
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