Denver Police Department
Police in Denver would like the public’s help identifying a man who they say posed as an undercover police officer.
Hitting the race track in the name of our nation’s heroes was all part of the fifth annual Kart Racing for Heroes. And this year they honored a Denver police officer hurt in the line of duty.
In response to an anti-police protest last Saturday, hundreds of people honored Denver police this Saturday who died in the line of duty.
The Denver Police Department is one of several departments in the state that is testing body cameras as a tool for both police and the public. As these cameras become more common, one state lawmaker is working to make them widespread.
Community activists have delivered a petition to the FBI asking for a federal investigation of the Denver Police Department after the officer-involved shooting death of a 17-year-old girl.
17-year-old Jessie Hernandez was allegedly behind the wheel of a stolen car in an alley near E 25th Avenue and Newport Street last month when the car came towards officers and they fired, killing her.
Denver’s police chief told officers not to intervene but to stand by and watch as protesters threw red paint on a memorial for fallen officers during a weekend march against police brutality.
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.
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.
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.