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