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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)

Mayor’s Office Creates Committee To Lead Sheriff Selection

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.

08/07/2014

Jamal Hunter (credit: CBS)

Denver City Council Approves Record Settlement

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.

08/05/2014

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

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

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

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 Sheriff Gary Wilson Steps Down

Embattled Denver Sheriff Gary Wilson has left his position but will remain in the department, Mayor Michael Hancock announced on Monday.

07/21/2014

(credit: denvergov.org)

2 Denver Sheriff Deputies Placed On Leave During Investigation Into Inappropriate Use Of Force

Two Denver Sheriff’s deputies have been placed on administrative leave following an investigation into inappropriate use of force while booking an inmate into jail.

07/16/2014

CBS4's Valerie Castro interviews former Sheriff Gary Wilson at the jail. (credit: CBS)

Denver Sheriff Has Plan To Help Deputies Struggling On The Job

From assault to drug use, the Denver Sheriff’s Department has faced allegations of misconduct and abuse over the last several months.

06/27/2014

The alleged attack on Jamal Hunter (credit: Denver Sheriff's Department)

In Case Like Denver Police Probe, Charges Are Rare

A federal judge has taken the unusual step of asking prosecutors to investigate whether Denver police tried to intimidate a witness in a jail-abuse lawsuit against the city, but experts say such inquiries rarely yield criminal charges.

06/17/2014

Denver Sheriff Gary Wilson (credit: denvergov.org)

Denver Sheriff Ending Immigration Detainers

Denver is joining other Colorado counties no longer honoring requests from federal immigration authorities to continue to detain someone once they’re eligible to be released from their original charges.

04/30/2014

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