Denver Sheriff’s Department
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.
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.