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Excessive Force

Patricia Lucero (credit; CBS)

Woman Claims Excessive Force In Lawsuit Against Denver Police Officers

A woman at the center of a disagreement between Denver’s independent monitor, who oversees Denver law enforcement and safety agencies, and the Denver Police Department and Manager of Safety, over whether excessive use of force was used has filed a federal lawsuit.

08/27/2014

Larimer County Sheriff (credit: CBS)

Larimer County Deputy Steps Down After Excessive Force Accusation

A deputy in Larimer County has stepped down after accusations he used excessive force against an inmate.

08/16/2014

Former Sheriff Gary Wilson, right, and interim Sheriff Elias Diggins, left speak during a news conference announcing that Wilson will step aside from his post. (credit: CBS)

Denver’s Interim Sheriff: ‘It’s A Tough Job’

The man who is in charge of the Denver Sheriff’s Department knows he has a tough job and is willing to take on the challenge.

07/30/2014

In image from the incident (credit: Padilla & Padilla, PLLC)

Former Inmate Sues Denver Deputy Seen Slamming Him

A former Denver jail inmate who was handcuffed and shackled when a deputy pushed him into a courtroom wall is suing the city.

07/30/2014

Jamal Hunter (credit: CBS)

Denver City Council To Vote On $3.3 Million Settlement With Former Inmate

Denver city councilors still need to approve a $3.3 million settlement offer to settle abuse claims at the city’s jail.

07/28/2014

An image of Alfredo Martinez on the ground after he had been injured (credit: CBS)

Denver Loses In 4th Attempt To Fire Sheriff’s Deputy

In a unanimous vote, the Colorado Court of Appeals has decided the City of Denver was wrong in firing a Denver Sheriff’s Deputy over a 2009 incident that the City believed was an example of excessive force.

07/24/2014

Jamal Hunter (credit: CBS)

Former Inmate Could Get $3.25 Million Settlement From Denver

A former Denver Detention Center inmate who was beaten behind bars may soon become a millionaire.

07/22/2014

Patricia Lucero (credit; CBS)

Independent Police Monitor, Chief Disagree On Force Case

Denver’s independent monitor, who oversees Denver law enforcement and safety agencies, says the Denver Police Department and Manager of Safety made the wrong call in not disciplining a female officer for her use of force on an intoxicated woman.

03/13/2014

Ana Ortega and attorney Qusair Mohamedbhai (credit: CBS)

City Reaches Settlement With 4 Women In Denver Diner Police Incident

The city of Denver on Monday approved a big payout to four women who were roughed up by police four years ago.

09/24/2013

An image from the video taken at the Denver Diner in 2009 (credit: CBS)

Denver City Council Considers Payout To Excessive Force Victims

Denver City Council will consider a financial settlement in a case highlighted by video.

09/23/2013

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