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New Denver Police Contract: 10% In Raises Over 3 Years

Denver police officers began voting Monday on a new contract that will call for them to reap 10 percent in salary increases over the next 3 years; increases one Denver police patrolman called “a gold mine.”

07/28/2014

Elvie Bellamy (credit: Denver Sheriff)

Video Released Of Accidental Jail Release

The City of Denver is appealing the reduced suspension given to a Denver Sheriff’s deputy who mistakenly released the wrong inmate from the city jail in 2012.

07/24/2014

An image of Alfredo Martinez on the ground after he had been injured (credit: CBS)

Denver Loses In 4th Attempt To Fire Sheriff’s Deputy

In a unanimous vote, the Colorado Court of Appeals has decided the City of Denver was wrong in firing a Denver Sheriff’s Deputy over a 2009 incident that the City believed was an example of excessive force.

07/24/2014

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Hi-Tech Sting Nets Innocent Couple

A series of mistakes by a south metro car dealership resulted in a retired couple from Centennial ending up in the middle of a high-risk police sting involving an electronic tracking device, pulled guns, handcuffs and a temporary arrest.

07/23/2014

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No Charges Against Former Northglenn Police Commander In Suspected Burglary

Citing “insufficient evidence” the Adams County District Attorney will not file any criminal charges against former Northglenn Police Commander Jeremy Sloan who was accused of burglarizing the home of this then-estranged wife, Jamie Matheney.

07/17/2014

Smoke billows from the fuselage. (credit: CBS)

25 Years After Horrific Crash, Memories Surface And Crusades Continue

Twenty-five years after an airplane’s crash into an Iowa cornfield killed 111 passengers, one crew member continues to push for children’s safety aboard flights.

07/17/2014

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DIA Rental Car Agencies Now Dumping Grounds For Pot

Rental car workers at Denver International Airport say pot tourists are regularly leaving them with marijuana that travelers don’t want to try to carry through DIA.

07/16/2014

Jeremy Yachik (credit: CBS)

Fired Berthoud Officer Sentenced To Work Release, Probation

A fired Berthoud police officer will spend his nights in jail for one month for the way he treated his daughter.

07/15/2014

Mark Watson, Denver Fire public information officer, demonstrates the new oxygen tanks while Capt. Chad Burdoff looks on. (credit: CBS)

Local Fire Departments Fight Invisible Danger: Cancer

It’s a firefighter’s job to run into a burning building. But after the smoke clears, the true threat of the profession could appear years later.

07/14/2014

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Hearing Officer Closes DPD ‘On Duty Sex’ Hearing

A hearing officer for Denver’s Civil Service Commission has ruled an appeal hearing for a Denver Officer fired for sexual misconduct should be closed to the media and public because “an open hearing would devolve into a media circus,” wrote hearing officer Hazel Hanley.

07/09/2014

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