Preliminary information shows the Aurora Police Department mistakenly destroyed DNA evidence in 48 alleged sexual assault cases from 2009.
Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr has addressed his inmate cap that policy police chiefs criticized, saying it puts citizens at risk by limiting the number of inmates from local cities.
Five police chiefs have demanded the Adams County Sheriff change a policy they claim endangers the public.
The White House enlisted help from law enforcement leaders, including Aurora’s police chief, in an effort to pass new gun legislation.
Aurora is joining the list of cities who say they will no longer charge people 21 and older who have small amounts of marijuana, citing the passage of Amendment 64.
Metro Denver Crime Stoppers launched the new app on Wednesday. It lets users instantly report a crime and add in specific details from the phone.
The Aurora Police Department knew it had a dangerous officer and still let him to work with children. That’s one of the allegations in a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a teenager sexually victimized by the officer.
Colorado government leaders marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks Tuesday with a service that also honored the victims of the Aurora theater shooting and wildfires this summer that destroyed hundreds of homes.
Between 2,000 and 5,000 people are expected at an event on Tuesday called Colorado Remembers 9/11, which will feature remarks by John Elway of the Denver Broncos and a musical performance by Hazel Miller.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock are hosting an event to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.