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Fraternal Order Of Police

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Police Unions Push For Medical Coverage Of PTSD

Police unions across the U.S. are pushing for officers to be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits if they suffer post-traumatic stress disorder, whether they got it from the general stress of police work or from responding to a deadly shooting rampage.

05/16/2014

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Officer Seen Shooting Dog On Video Pleads Not Guilty

Animal activists showed up outside a Brighton courthouse once again on Monday morning as a Commerce City police officer pleaded not guilty after the shooting and killing a dog last fall.

05/06/2013

Protesters in Brighton on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Protesters, Supporters Gather As Officer In Dog Shooting Appears In Court

The Commerce City police officer who shot a dog and now faces charges appeared in court on Tuesday.

01/22/2013

Chloe was shot to death by a Commerce City police officer in November of 2012  (credit: CBS)

Police Union Calls Criminal Charge in Dog Shooting ‘Outrageous’

Colorado’s largest police organization, the Fraternal Order of Police, is calling a criminal charge against a Commerce City police officer who shot and killed a dog “outrageous” and the result “of a sensationalized media event.”

01/16/2013

Denver police officers (credit: CBS)

Denver Officers Could Get More Than $7M In Comp Time

The city of Denver may have to give police officers more than $7 million worth of comp time.

01/24/2012

Robert White at the city council meeting on Monday (credit: CBS)

New Police Chief Meets With Denver City Council

Denver’s incoming police chief says he is the perfect fit for the job. The city council peppered Robert White Monday with questions ranging from gangs to Occupy Denver.

10/31/2011

Joe Dougherty (credit: CBS)

Community Gathers To Support Injured Motorcycle Cop

It’s been a long road to recovery for Thornton Police Motor Officer Joe Dougherty. He was struck while trying to stop a speeding vehicle on Interstate 25.

10/22/2011