Denver’s Police Protective Association, which represents the majority of Denver police officers, said they plan to meet with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock to discuss the potential merger of the Denver Police and Sheriff’s Departments.
CBS4 has learned that Mayor Michael Hancock and his staff are considering merging the troubled Denver Sheriff Department with the Denver Police Department and allowing current DPD Chief Robert White to oversee the combined agencies.
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.
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.
Public safety officials are holding the first of four community meetings to discuss reforms to the troubled Denver sheriff’s department.
The mayor’s office on Thursday said it’s created a supervisory committee to oversee the work of task forces reviewing policy at the beleaguered sheriff’s department.
The City Council on Monday approved the largest settlement in Denver history for a former jail inmate who accused sheriff’s deputies of abusing him and looking the other way as other inmates attacked him.
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.
Denver city councilors still need to approve a $3.3 million settlement offer to settle abuse claims at the city’s jail.
A former Denver Detention Center inmate who was beaten behind bars may soon become a millionaire.