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Excessive Force

Denver Sheriff's deputies undergo training (credit: CBS)

Denver Sheriff’s Deputies ‘Role Play’ Training As Part Of Department Reform

Denver 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.

11/19/2014

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National Firms To Steer Denver Sheriff Reform

Two national consulting firms will help the Denver Sheriff Department as it tries to make sweeping reforms after a series of high-profile misconduct cases.

10/16/2014

Images from the security video showing Marvin Booker's death (credit: CBS)

Jury Awards Millions To Family Of Inmate Who Died

Federal court jurors have found that five sheriff’s deputies used excessive force in death of homeless street preacher who died in the city’s downtown jail.

10/14/2014

Images from the security video showing Marvin Booker's death (credit: CBS)

Jurors Reconvene In Denver Jail-Death Trial

Jurors have resumed deliberations in the civil trial of five Denver sheriff’s deputies accused of using excessive force against a homeless street preacher who died in the city’s downtown jail.

10/14/2014

Marvin Booker (credit: Denver Police)

Jurors Deliberate In Denver Jail Death Trial

Jurors began deliberating Friday afternoon in the trial of five Denver sheriff’s deputies accused of using excessive force against a homeless street preacher who died at the jail.

10/10/2014

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Denver Eyes Stiffer Penalties For Problem Deputies

Public safety officials want to toughen the punishment for Denver Sheriff Department deputies who use excessive force against inmates.

10/03/2014

Images from the security video showing Marvin Booker's death (credit: CBS)

Lawyer: Denver Deputies Obeyed Rules In Handling Prisoner Who Died

Five Denver sheriff’s deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.

09/22/2014

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Denver Sheriff’s Deputy Fired After Failure To Report Use Of Force

A Denver Sheriff’s deputy has been fired for his failure to report the use of force he witnessed during an incident between a fellow deputy and an inmate.

09/18/2014

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

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