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.
Equipment meant for the battlefield will no longer be given to state and local police departments after President Obama issued an executive order on Monday.
Some state lawmakers are pushing to get more samples from offenders in Colorado’s DNA database. A bill proposed at the state Capitol would require samples even for some misdemeanors.
Not surprisingly, the legalization of marijuana in Colorado has reduced pot arrests, but a newly released study says it doesn’t solve one of the central goals of drug-policy reformers: ending racial disparities in enforcement.
A proposal to limit government drone surveillance in Colorado has failed in its first test.
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.
A proposal to stop jailing poor people for being unable to pay municipal court fines got approval from the Colorado Legislature Wednesday and it has been sent to the governor.
Using intimate photos or videos of significant others to humiliate them would be a crime under a bill being considered by lawmakers in Colorado, which is joining a growing number of states tackling the issue referred to as revenge porn.
Nearly all people going through Colorado’s criminal court system will have to submit DNA samples under a bill introduced at the Statehouse.
People who received letters questioning their citizenship and right to vote will learn Wednesday what steps Colorado election officials plan next in the battleground state where every vote can be critical in close races.