The Denver Police Department has fired a veteran officer for what it terms inappropriate force against a female prisoner in a police department holding cell last July.
A former top administrator with the Denver Sheriff’s Department, fired last month, said in an exclusive interview with CBS4 he believes his termination was trumped up and politically motivated.
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.
An Adams County District Judge has ordered a former sheriff’s deputy released from prison after he served less than one year of a five-year prison sentence for second-degree assault and other charges.
Adams County prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against a former Adams County Sheriff’s deputy who had been accused of falsifying a DUI test.
An Adams County jury has acquitted former Brighton Police Officer Juston Henninger of assault and other charges stemming from a 2011 police call to a Brighton home where he was alleged to have used excessive force on a homeowner.
A Denver sheriff’s deputy reportedly told co-workers that he helped a felon escape the downtown jail because he had been threatened and told there was a contract out on him and his family.
The man who escaped from the Denver jail and then turned himself in appeared before a judge Thursday morning.
A prison escapee who disappeared from the Denver jail on Sunday night is back in police custody.
The Denver sheriff’s deputy accused of helping a dangerous inmate break out of the Denver City Jail denies he did it for money, saying instead he was physically threatened, leading to the jail escape.