Authorities say a 55-year-old inmate found dead in the downtown Denver jail took his own life.
Officials are upholding a 30-day suspension against a Denver sheriff’s deputy who was captured on video slamming a handcuffed and shackled inmate into a courtroom wall.
Investigators are looking into how the Denver Sheriff’s Department was mistakenly ordered to release a dangerous inmate.
An investigation is underway into one of the top commanders at the Denver Sheriff’s Department who resigned in December, surprising colleagues and subordinates.
Denver’s independent monitor has found that the Denver Sheriff’s Department has routinely failed to investigate “serious allegations” from inmates related to their jailers using inappropriate force, sexual misconduct and racial or ethnic slurs.
A Denver sheriff’s deputy reportedly told co-workers that he helped a felon escape the downtown jail because he had been threatened and told there was a contract out on him and his family.
The man who escaped from the Denver jail and then turned himself in appeared before a judge Thursday morning.
The Denver Sheriff’s Department is slimming down its deputy dining program after a CBS4 Investigation.
It sounds like the offerings of a five star restaurant: roast beef, soufflés, crab meat and key lime pies. Those are just some of the menu items gobbled up in the last two years by hungry Denver Sheriff Deputies, staff and administrators.
CBS4 has learned that Denver Sheriff’s Department Division Chief Phillip Deeds has resigned in the face of a departmental investigation.