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Doug Darr

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Adams County Sheriff Plans To Continue Use Of Emergency Alert System For Community Meetings

The Adams County Sheriff announced on its Facebook page that it will continue to activate its emergency alert system to get citizens to attend neighborhood meetings, following a CBS4 Investigation.

05/16/2014

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Use Of Adams County Emergency Alert System Criticized

A CBS4 Investigation has found that an emergency alert phone system in Adams County, designed to be used for “Natural disasters, missing persons, shootings…” has been used to notify residents of standard community meetings. It’s a risky practice according to several experts.

05/14/2014

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6 Inmates Released Due To Overcrowding In Adams County Jail

Six inmates from Aurora were released early on Monday allegedly because there was no room for them at the Adams County jail.

03/04/2014

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Aurora Plans To Release 6 Jail Inmates Early

Aurora is planning the early release of six municipal jail inmates on Monday in a move the city blames on the Adams County sheriff.

03/03/2014

Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr (credit: CBS)

Adams County Sheriff Addresses Inmate Cap Controversy

Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr has addressed his inmate cap that policy police chiefs criticized, saying it puts citizens at risk by limiting the number of inmates from local cities.

05/30/2013

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Inmate Released Early From Jail By Mistake

An inmate is free after being released from jail early. But it’s all a mistake and now authorities are looking for him.

04/26/2013

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No Charges Against Deputy Who Shot, Killed ‘Ziggy’

The Adams County district attorney has decided not to file any criminal charges against Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy Wilfred Europe, who shot and killed a dog, “Ziggy,” in January.

03/01/2013

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Woman Says Adams County Deputy Was ‘Not Sorry’ About Shooting Her Dog

A woman whose pit bull was shot and wounded by the same sheriff’s deputy who killed another dog earlier this month claims he was “not sorry” about shooting her dog in the mouth two years ago.

01/25/2013

Timothy Siaki (credit: Adams County Sheriff)

Adams County Changes Policy After Deaf Man’s Legal Challenge

A deaf man who filed a lawsuit after not being provided a sign language interpreter during an arrest in Adams County has received a settlement of $100,000.

09/28/2012

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Adams County Sued Over Deaf Man Held 25 Days

A lawsuit claims Adams County authorities detained a deaf man for 25 days in jail without providing a sign-language interpreter before domestic assault charges were eventually dropped.

11/26/2011

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