U.S.: Denver Sheriff Illegally Excluded Non-Citizens In HiringThe Denver Sheriff Department will pay $10,000 and change its hiring practices after the Justice Department found it broke the law by excluding job candidates who were not U.S. citizens, according to the terms of a settlement agreement announced Monday.
New Denver Program Starts Heroin Treatment In JailThe City of Denver is starting a new program that will offer treatment to some heroin users. It’s an unprecedented partnership between health and justice agencies that participants hope will move the needle in the battle against opioid addiction.
3 Sheriff Deputies Fired Over Excessive Force Against InmatesCBS4 has confirmed three Denver sheriff deputies have been fired for using excessive force against inmates.
Reform Effort Has Sheriff Deputies Undergoing Crisis Intervention TrainingAfter a series of high-profile excessive force cases against the Denver Sheriff Department, all 700 deputies are being required to complete Crisis Intervention Training.
SWAT Moves In On Trump Protesters, Some ArrestedLaw enforcement worked to control protesters in downtown Denver outside a conference featuring Donald Trump on Friday. Three people were arrested after clashes between protesters and supporters.
Denver Sheriff Announces Use Of Force Policy ChangesDenver Sheriff Patrick Firman announced the details of a new use of force policy for the department that include retraining of deputies.
Denver Sheriff Department Honors Their Fallen OfficersThe Denver Sheriff Department on Monday remembered its fallen officers.
Another Lawsuit Accuses Denver Sheriff Department Of Excessive ForceA man attacked by a sheriff’s deputy has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. The lawsuit accuses the Denver Sheriff Department and Deputy Thomas Ford of excessive force.
New Report Identifies 2 Areas Of Improvement For DPDThe Office of the Independent Monitor released its 2015 Annual Report on the disciplinary systems in the Denver Police and Denver Sheriff departments.
Denver Sheriff Department Has 23 New DeputiesThe Denver Sheriff Department has a whole new group of graduates.
Jury Duty Phone Scam Continues To Escalate Along The Front RangeLaw enforcement agencies across Colorado say people are scammed out of serious money by callers posing as deputies.
Family Of Michael Marshall Demands Federal InvestigationThe family of a an inmate who died after a scuffle with deputies at the Denver jail is demanding a federal investigation into his death.