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One of two Denver police officers fired over a videotaped beating is getting his job back.
The Civil Service Commission ruled Monday that two officers can be terminated for a high-profile, videotaped beating in a case that cost one top-ranking city official his job and sparked calls for a federal civil rights investigation.
Two police officers fired for lying in an excessive force case will remain off the police force while the city appeals their reinstatement.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said the city will appeal a controversial decision to rehire two police officers. They were fired after beating a man in 2009.
Two Denver police officers have their jobs back after being fired in March over an aggressive arrest in LoDo.
It’s been ordered that two Denver police officers fired in a highly publicized case for beating up a young man in LoDo get their jobs back.
Two Denver police officers who were fired last month have appealed that ruling. Former officers Devin Sparks and Randy Murr lost their jobs in connection with a beating caught on tape.
The Denver Police Department has fired both police officers caught on tape in the LoDo beating case.
In an email to all members of the Denver Police Department, Chief Gerry Whitman says claims he ordered an officer fired in an effort to hang on to his job are “ridiculous and untrue.”