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Mayor Hancock On Sheriff Department Review: ‘Nothing About Report Is Pretty’

Problems at almost every level — that’s the finding of a review of the Denver Sheriff Department. Mayor Michael Hancock ordered the review after a string of excessive force cases cost the city more than $9 million to settle.

05/21/2015

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Cases In Springs Traffic Stop Video Now In County Court After Racial Profiling Accusations

Two brothers have had their criminal cases emerging from a traffic stop transferred from city to county court after a video recording of their encounter with officers resulted in accusations of racial profiling against Colorado Springs police.

05/20/2015

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ACLU Video App For People Recording Police Comes To Colorado

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is bringing a smart phone app to the state that has been used by tens of thousands of people elsewhere to safeguard videos they record of law enforcement at work.

05/05/2015

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Telluride Adopts Law Against Aggressive Panhandling

Telluride has adopted rules against aggressive panhandling after making some changes sought by the American Civil Liberties Union.

04/21/2015

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ACLU Calls DNA Collection On Misdemeanors A ‘Serious Privacy Invasion’

A bill that would force people to submit to Colorado’s DNA database — even for some misdemeanors — is being heard at the state Capitol

04/14/2015

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Fort Collins, ACLU Agree To Settle Panhandling Lawsuit

Fort Collins has agreed not to ticket people who peacefully panhandle under a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union Monday in a federal lawsuit challenging the city’s crackdown on panhandling.

03/30/2015

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Bill To Change Juvenile Sentencing In Colorado Shelved

A proposal to change lifelong prison sentences for juveniles in Colorado has been shelved at the request of the bill sponsor.

03/26/2015

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Fort Collins Pulls Back On Panhandling Ordinance

An emergency meeting is scheduled for Friday afternoon in Fort Collins to discuss pulling back on the city’s ban on panhandling. This latest move comes after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit.

02/26/2015

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Colorado Senate Rejects Drone Surveillance Limits

A proposal to limit government drone surveillance in Colorado has failed in its first test.

02/25/2015

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Government Drone Limits Face Rocky Future In Colorado

A proposal to limit drone surveillance by law enforcement in Colorado appears headed for defeat after a raft of government officials lined up to oppose it Tuesday.

02/24/2015

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