Denver Sheriff’s Department
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.
An investigation is underway into one of the top commanders at the Denver Sheriff’s Department who resigned in December, surprising colleagues and subordinates.
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.
The two Denver sheriff’s deputies involved in Wednesday morning’s fatal shooting near downtown Denver have previously been involved in violent episodes while serving felony warrants.
The Denver Sheriff’s Department is slimming down its deputy dining program after a CBS4 Investigation.
CBS4 has learned that Denver Sheriff’s Department Division Chief Phillip Deeds has resigned in the face of a departmental investigation.
The Denver Sheriff’s Department has been ordered to reinstate a deputy who was fired over what the sheriff’s department and the manager of safety viewed as a case of excessive force and lying.
A veteran Denver Sheriff’s Department sergeant has been arrested and charged with a domestic violence charge of menacing, CBS4 investigator Brian Maass reports.
A CBS4 Investigation has learned that the Denver Sheriff’s Department has placed a high ranking administrator- Division Chief Phil Deeds- and three other deputies on paid “investigatory leave.”