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Denver Sheriff Department

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Hancock Gives In To City Council Over Sheriff Department Review

Denver City Council members were up in arms that they weren’t being included in the mayor’s review of the Sheriff Department, but the mayor gave in and will allow two council members on the Sheriff Department executive steering committee.

8 hours ago

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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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Independent Monitor Finds Inmate Grievances Not Being Investigated

Denver’s independent monitor has found that the Denver Sheriff’s Department has routinely failed to investigate “serious allegations” from inmates related to their jailers using inappropriate force, sexual misconduct and racial or ethnic slurs.

12/03/2013

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