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ACLU On Battlefield Equipment: ‘Our Communities Are Not War Zones’

Equipment meant for the battlefield will no longer be given to state and local police departments after President Obama issued an executive order on Monday.

05/18/2015

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Hickenlooper Signs Wildfire Mitigation Bills In Durango

Legislation to boost a grant program that helps communities remove forest fuels to prevent wildfires has been signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper.

05/12/2015

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Police Oversight Bills Hit Choppy Water At Colorado Capitol

A package of bills designed to increase law enforcement oversight is running into trouble at the state Capitol.

04/23/2015

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Colorado Lawmaker Pushes For School Arrest Stats

A Colorado state senator says she’ll be pushing law enforcement agencies to report statistics showing what happens when trouble at school leads to the arrests of young people, but police see the new requirement as just one more unfunded burden.

04/23/2014

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Hickenlooper Thanks State Employees For Their Flood Recovery Help

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday recognized state employees for their help in the process of recovering from the September flooding.

01/06/2014

A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Colorado Law Enforcement Advised To Be Alert After Boston Bombings

Colorado law enforcement agencies have been advised to be on the lookout for suspicious activity following the bombings in Boston.

04/15/2013

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Appeals Court Upholds Concealed Weapons Ruling

A federal appeals court has ruled that permits allowing people to carry concealed weapons are not protected by the Second Amendment.

02/22/2013

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Auto Thefts Are Down In Colorado

Car thefts are down across Colorado, but police are warning drivers not to let down their guard.

02/28/2012

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Plan For Colorado Animal Abuse Registry Bill Fails

A proposal to create an online registry for animal cruelty convicts akin to databases for sex offenders failed Monday as Colorado lawmakers worried that it would unfairly label some people.

01/30/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper at the 2011 Governors Summit of U.S. Chamber of Commerce June 20, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hickenlooper: Terror Spending Records ‘Ridiculous’

Gov. John Hickenlooper is preparing to re-assign responsibility of a federal anti-terrorism grant program for the third time in a decade.

09/06/2011

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