Denver Sheriff’s Department
A federal judge has accepted a $3.3 million settlement offer from the city of Denver to a former inmate who claims a deputy encouraged other inmates to beat him.
The City of Denver is appealing the reduced suspension given to a Denver Sheriff’s deputy who mistakenly released the wrong inmate from the city jail in 2012.
In a unanimous vote, the Colorado Court of Appeals has decided the City of Denver was wrong in firing a Denver Sheriff’s Deputy over a 2009 incident that the City believed was an example of excessive force.
From assault to drug use, the Denver Sheriff’s Department has faced allegations of misconduct and abuse over the last several months.
New video released Friday shows an alleged beating of an inmate inside the Denver Jail at the hands of deputies.
A federal judge is calling on the Justice Department to investigate Denver police. The judge wants to know if officers intimidated witnesses to a brutal jail house attack.
A former high-ranking member of the Denver Sheriff’s Department stole more than $20,000 worth of tax software by hiding it in bags of dog food and other merchandise at Target stores, according to a grand jury indictment released Tuesday.
CBS4 has learned that Michael Than, a former division chief with the Denver Sheriff’s Department has been arrested and charged with felony theft, tax evasion, and filing false tax returns after being indicted last week by a Jefferson County Grand Jury.
Authorities say a 55-year-old inmate found dead in the downtown Denver jail took his own life.
Investigators are looking into how the Denver Sheriff’s Department was mistakenly ordered to release a dangerous inmate.