Denver Sheriff’s Department
Prosecutors won’t file charges against a Denver sheriff’s deputy who was captured on video punching a jail inmate.
Task forces reviewing the policies of the troubled Denver Sheriff’s Department on Thursday night released 40 draft recommendations.
The process of tackling the problems within the Denver Sheriff’s Department is becoming more difficult as more and more civic leaders are being alienated from the process.
The mayor’s office on Thursday said it’s created a supervisory committee to oversee the work of task forces reviewing policy at the beleaguered 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.