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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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Solving Denver’s Sheriff Problems Is Becoming A Problem

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.

08/14/2014

Former Sheriff Gary Wilson, right, and interim Sheriff Elias Diggins, left speak during a news conference announcing that Wilson will step aside from his post. (credit: CBS)

Mayor’s Office Creates Committee To Lead Sheriff Selection

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.

08/07/2014

Jamal Hunter (credit: CBS)

Judge Approves $3.3 Million Denver Jail-Abuse Settlement

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.

07/25/2014

Elvie Bellamy (credit: Denver Sheriff)

Video Released Of Accidental Jail Release

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.

07/24/2014

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