Westword investigates crime in Colorado in a series of stories. The first profiles "Eric Scott, a former street kid turned mid-level marijuana dealer who ran a de facto homeless shelter out of his home. " The second article looks at a fierce crusade to prosecute violators of firearm laws. The third story reports on street prostitution along Colfax Boulevard in central Denver. The fourth story investigates crack cocaine trade in Denver's notorious Five Points district. The fifth story reports on a former Afghan Army officer who was charged with sexual assault.