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National Firms To Steer Denver Sheriff Reform

Two national consulting firms will help the Denver Sheriff Department as it tries to make sweeping reforms after a series of high-profile misconduct cases.

10/16/2014

Images from the security video showing Marvin Booker's death (credit: Denver Jail)

Jurors Begin Deliberations In Denver Jail Death Civil Case

The federal civil trial of five Denver sheriff’s deputies accused of using excessive force against a homeless street preacher is winding down.

10/10/2014

Marvin Booker (credit: Denver Police)

Jurors Deliberate In Denver Jail Death Trial

Jurors began deliberating Friday afternoon in the trial of five Denver sheriff’s deputies accused of using excessive force against a homeless street preacher who died at the jail.

10/10/2014

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DPD Union: ‘We Do Not Trust’ Chief’s Words

Denver’s Police Protective Association, which represents the majority of Denver police officers, said they plan to meet with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock to discuss the potential merger of the Denver Police and Sheriff’s Departments.

09/25/2014

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Denver Sheriff’s Deputy Fired After Failure To Report Use Of Force

A Denver Sheriff’s deputy has been fired for his failure to report the use of force he witnessed during an incident between a fellow deputy and an inmate.

09/18/2014

Michael Hancock talks at the 2014 State of the City address. (credit: CBS)

Hancock’s 2015 Budget Includes $47 Million Transformation To North Denver

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock wants to spend $47 million on improvements to north Denver neighborhoods, including the first major overhaul to the Brighton Boulevard area in decades.

09/15/2014

The alleged attack on Jamal Hunter (credit: Denver Sheriff's Department)

Safety Department Fires 2 Denver Deputies

Denver’s Department of Safety announced on Tuesday that they have fired two deputies who were both involved in situations where inmates in the Denver Jail were treated with inappropriate use of force.

09/09/2014

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While Cuffed And Shackled, 13-Year-Old Eludes Deputies For 90 Minutes

A 13-year-old who was facing felony charges in two burglary cases escaped from sheriff’s deputies on Friday while he was handcuffed and shackled.

09/05/2014

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No Charges For Denver Deputy For Punching Inmate

Prosecutors won’t file charges against a Denver sheriff’s deputy who was captured on video punching a jail inmate.

08/22/2014

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40 Recommendations Made For Troubled Denver Sheriff’s Department

Task forces reviewing the policies of the troubled Denver Sheriff’s Department on Thursday night released 40 draft recommendations.

08/22/2014

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