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A Denver motorcycle police officer on the 16th Street Mall (credit: CBS)

Denver City Council Approves $1.8M To Hire More Police Officers

There should be more police officers on the streets of the Mile High City soon after the Denver City Council approved nearly $2 million to hire more cops to patrol the Ballpark and Lower Downtown neighborhoods.

06/24/2014

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Denver PD Warns Of Plot To Rob Pot Store Couriers

Police say they received a credible information about a plot to rob Denver area marijuana dispensary couriers.

06/05/2014

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Mayor Calls For More Police Officers In LoDo

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says more police officers are needed to patrol the streets in LoDo.

05/21/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

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App Lets Neighbors Communicate About Events, Issues & Crime

People living in Stapleton are fighting crime in their neighborhood together even though some have never met. It’s all thanks to a smartphone app that keeps people informed.

07/06/2013

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Crime Makes Halting Comeback As A Political Issue

From the 1960s to the early 1990s, Republicans hammered Democrats on crime for focusing too much on rehabilitation and not enough on punishment and imprisonment.

07/06/2013

A sign flashes the message PLEASE REMOVE PROPERTY ... and the next message that pops up is "FROM YOUR CAR." (credit: CBS)

Businesses, Police Take Steps To Combat Car Break-Ins

With warnings of car break-ins on the rise, police and businesses in the city’s Baker Neighborhood are trying some new tactics to get things under control.

02/22/2013

Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario (credit: CBS)

Outspoken High Country Sheriff Says Gun Control Isn’t The Answer

Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario says any new gun laws will chip away at the Second Amendment.

01/25/2013

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.

08/15/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.

08/09/2012

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