Denver Police Protective Association
Denver police officers began voting Monday on a new contract that will call for them to reap 10 percent in salary increases over the next 3 years; increases one Denver police patrolman called “a gold mine.”
For the second time in less than two months, a member of the Denver Police Protective Association governing board has resigned, in the process slamming the seven member board that represents most of Denver’s 1,300 police officers.
CBS4 has learned that a member of the Denver Police Protective Association’s Executive Board has resigned after questioning the way the union has been handling its members’ money and saying the Denver Police Protective Association is a “weakened” organization.
An arbitration board is upholding the reorganization of the Denver Police Department.
The Denver Police Protective Association has asked Denver’s manager of safety to launch an official investigation into department leaks to the news media regarding internal affairs cases.
CBS4 has learned that negotiations for a new contract for Denver police officers have fallen apart with no deal reached, leading to binding arbitration which began Tuesday and is expected to last into next week.
The City of Denver will appeal a controversial ruling to reinstate two fired police officers.
A civil rights group is outraged over the decision to reinstate two Denver police officers who were fired after an ugly confrontation was caught on tape.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is set to hold a news conference at 3 p.m. where it’s expected he will announce the hire of Robert White from Louisville, Kentucky, as the city’s new police chief.
The national search for Denver’s next police chief has brought an “executive search consultant” to Denver.