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Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmaker Pushes For School Arrest Stats

A Colorado state senator says she’ll be pushing law enforcement agencies to report statistics showing what happens when trouble at school leads to the arrests of young people, but police see the new requirement as just one more unfunded burden.

04/23/2014

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Police Chiefs Say They’ll Go To The Feds If Pot Legalization Demands Aren’t Met

Colorado’s police chiefs are demanding more restrictions on marijuana in our state, and they say if they aren’t listened to they will take their concerns to the federal government.

04/25/2013

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Study Of Gun Restrictions On Mentally Ill Advances

A proposal to study possible firearm restrictions on the mentally ill and those with substance abuse problems in Colorado advanced Tuesday.

04/23/2013

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Colorado Coroner System Similar To Old West

It was a suspicious suicide, an apparent self-inflicted gunshot in which the victim’s boyfriend had a trail of deceased former romantic partners, and Douglas County Coroner Lora Thomas wanted to investigate.

03/09/2013

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Many Of Colorado’s Police Chiefs Favor Gun Control Bills

For the first time Colorado’s police chiefs are talking about gun control, and many of those chiefs are coming out in favor of the bills being debated at the state Capitol.

02/23/2013

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Hickenlooper Leads Panel On Gun Violence

Colorado lawmakers will talk about recent mass shootings and what they’re doing to address the violence during a discussion moderated by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.

02/19/2013

Lawmakers during the gun control hearing on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Colorado House Democrats Advance Gun Control Bills

Colorado Democrats gave initial approval to expanding background checks on firearm purchases Tuesday, as well as setting new ammunition limits, starting an intense debate over stricter gun laws that drew hundreds to the state Capitol.

02/13/2013

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Colorado Democratic Gun Control Bill Gets Initial Approval

Democrats pushed for new ammunition limits and more background checks on firearm purchases Tuesday as hundreds of people went to the state Capitol to listen or partake in the intensifying debate over stricter gun laws.

02/12/2013

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Report: Colorado ’06 Immigration Enforcement Law Costly

Immigrant rights advocates say a 2006 Colorado law requiring police to report suspected illegal immigrants has resulted in detentions for low-level crimes and longer jail stays.

12/05/2012

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‘Make My Day Better’ Bill Fails In Colorado Senate

A proposal to allow Colorado business owners and employees to use deadly force against suspected intruders faces its toughest test yet in the state Senate on Monday.

03/05/2012

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