Denver Police Department

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As Supporters Lay Flowers On Fallen Police Memorial, Chief Responds To Critics

Days after two protesters poured paint on Denver’s fallen officers memorial, many are showing their support for those fallen officers by placing flowers at the monument.

02/18/2015

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Denver Cops Cry Foul Over ‘N’ Word Discipline

A Denver police officer has been disciplined for uttering the “N” word during a confrontation with a citizen, but fellow officers — several of them African American — say the context was not offensive.

02/17/2015

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Mayor Hancock Stands By Chief White’s Policy Of Restraint

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says he supports the police chief’s actions following the vandalism of a fallen officers memorial, even as the police union is calling for his resignation.

02/16/2015

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Defaced Fallen Officer Memorial Leads To Triangle Of Uproar

A defaced memorial to fallen police officers has led to major backlash that includes the president of the police union, the police chief and a community group said to be responsible for the vandalism.

02/15/2015

The Van Cise-Simonet Detention Center (credit: denvergov.org)

Man Jailed In Denver As Sexual Assault Suspect Freed After DNA Error

A man jailed since early December as a suspect in a sexual assault case has been released after Denver police say his DNA was improperly identified by a lab technician.

02/04/2015

Denver Councilman Paul Lopez (credit: CBS)

New Ordinances Would Give Independent Monitor Complete Access To Safety Records

The shooting of a teenage girl by Denver police last week has brought renewed attention to Denver’s independent monitor, and now a city councilman wants to strengthen the office.

02/03/2015

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Burglary Suspect Makes Off With Jewelry, Uses Victim’s Credit Card

Police in Denver have released images of a man suspected of burglarizing an apartment and using the victim’s credit card.

01/31/2015

Images of the suspect (credit: Denver Police Department)

Denver Police Need Help Identifying Robbery Suspect Who Assaulted Clerk

Denver police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man accused of robbing the Metro PCS store on East Colfax Avenue and Monaco last week.

01/31/2015

Jessie Hernandez (credit: Facebook)

Mom Wants Independent Autopsy After Police Killed Daughter

The mother of a 17-year-old girl who was fatally shot by Denver police says she wants a second, independent autopsy so she can know more about how her daughter died.

01/28/2015

Jessie Hernandez (credit: Facebook/CBS)

Monitor To Probe Shootings Into Moving Cars By Denver Police

An independent city official who monitors the Denver Police Department said he will investigate its policies and practices related to shooting at moving vehicles after a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed.

01/28/2015

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