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Images from the security video showing Marvin Booker's death (credit: Denver Jail)

Lawyer: Denver Deputies Obeyed Rules In Handling Prisoner Who Died

Five Denver sheriff’s deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.

09/22/2014

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Denver’s Independent Monitor Cites ‘Supervisory Gaps’ At Sheriff Department

Denver’s Independent Monitor on Wednesday sent a 15-page letter to city council members providing his theories for why there have been so many problems with the Denver Sheriff Department.

09/10/2014

The alleged attack on Jamal Hunter (credit: Denver Sheriff's Department)

Safety Department Fires 2 Denver Deputies

Denver’s Department of Safety announced on Tuesday that they have fired two deputies who were both involved in situations where inmates in the Denver Jail were treated with inappropriate use of force.

09/09/2014

In image from the incident (credit: Padilla & Padilla, PLLC)

Former Inmate Sues Denver Deputy Seen Slamming Him

A former Denver jail inmate who was handcuffed and shackled when a deputy pushed him into a courtroom wall is suing the city.

07/30/2014

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2 Denver Sheriff Deputies Placed On Leave During Investigation Into Inappropriate Use Of Force

Two Denver Sheriff’s deputies have been placed on administrative leave following an investigation into inappropriate use of force while booking an inmate into jail.

07/16/2014

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Denver Jail Suicide Prompts Search In Illinois

Authorities in Illinois are searching for the body of a missing pipeline worker after a man arrested in Colorado told investigators the man was dead before apparently hanging himself.

03/03/2014

Matthew Andrews, center, heads into court on Jan. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Former Deputy Who Helped Prisoner Escape Gets Maximum Sentence

A judge on Friday morning sentenced a former Denver Sheriff’s deputy who helped an inmate break free from the Denver Jail to a six year jail term.

01/24/2014

Matthew Andrews (right) in court in April (credit: CBS)

Former Denver Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In Escape

A former Denver sheriff’s deputy accused of helping an inmate escape has pleaded not guilty.

08/19/2013

Matthew Andrews (credit: Denver Police)

Deputy Resigns After Jail Break

The Denver Sheriff’s deputy facing felony charges for helping an inmate escape from jail has resigned his position.

05/29/2013

Felix Trujillo (credit: CBS)

Jailbreak Inmate Tells All, Says ‘Dumb’ Denver Deputy Asked To Be Shot

The Denver jail inmate hustled out of the jail last month by a Denver Sheriff’s deputy said the deputy thought he was going to get paid $500,000 for engineering the escape, but ended up getting nothing.

05/02/2013

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