Excessive Force

Civil Service Says Denver Officer Fired For Excessive Force Should Get Job BackA ruling by a civil service commission says a Denver police officer who was involved in an excessive force case should get his job back along with back pay.
Search Officially On For New Denver SheriffThe City of Denver on Monday posted the job opening for a new Denver sheriff.
Colorado House Passes 2 Law Enforcement Oversight BillsHouse lawmakers passed bills that limit the use of chokeholds by police in Colorado and make it easier to appoint special prosecutors when law enforcement are accused of using excessive force.
Colorado House Advances 2 Law Enforcement Oversight BillsThe Colorado House advanced measures Friday to limit the use of chokeholds by officers and to make it easier to appoint special prosecutors when law enforcement is accused of using excessive force.
Police Oversight Bills Getting More Complicated In ColoradoA package of Colorado bills to give police more oversight gets more complicated Thursday when a House committee starts work on proposals about racial profiling and chokeholds.
Body Cameras Headline Another Day Of Police Oversight BillsColorado law enforcement would be encouraged to expand the use of body cameras with a measure given initial approval as legislators considered several police accountability bills Tuesday.
Colorado Senate Gives Nod To 1st Police Oversight MeasureThe Colorado Senate has given unanimous approval to the first in a series of measures to increase oversight on law enforcement in reaction to state and national cases of suspected police misdeeds.
Colorado Lawmakers Advance Police Oversight BillsColorado legislators gave initial approval Wednesday to three bills designed to increase oversight on law enforcement after high-profile cases alleging excessive force in the state and nationwide.
DPD Fires Officer For Excessive Force, Unprofessional ConductThe 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.
Colorado Considers Additional Police OversightDemocrats are spearheading a package of legislation aimed at expanding oversight of Colorado law enforcement and placing limits on their power, a response to allegations of excessive force both in the state and nationally.
Councilwoman Says Denver Can Live With Latest Settlement Involving Police ForceDenver City Council has approved another payout over an incident involving Denver police.
Denver Sheriff's Deputies 'Role Play' Training As Part Of Department ReformDenver Sheriff's deputies are participating in role playing training as part of the sweeping reform for the department after a series of high profile misconduct cases.

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