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Michael Than (credit: Urban.org)

Mystery Surrounds Departure Of Top Denver Sheriff Administrator

An investigation is underway into one of the top commanders at the Denver Sheriff’s Department who resigned in December, surprising colleagues and subordinates.

01/14/2014

Nicholas E. Mitchell (credit: Nicholas E. Mitchell)

Independent Monitor Finds Inmate Grievances Not Being Investigated

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.

12/03/2013

Matthew Andrews, left, and Felix Trujillo, right (credit: Denver Police)

Deputy Says He Helped Felon Escape Over Threats

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.

04/11/2013

Felix Trujillo in court (credit: CBS)

Escaped Inmate Faces New Charges

The man who escaped from the Denver jail and then turned himself in appeared before a judge Thursday morning.

04/11/2013

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Bye-Bye Bacon, So Long Salmon

The Denver Sheriff’s Department is slimming down its deputy dining program after a CBS4 Investigation.

05/24/2012

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Chicken Cordon Bleu, Key Lime Pie and Lump Crab — Taxpayers Subsidizing Dining For Deputies

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.

05/18/2012

Phillip Deeds (credit: CBS)

Top Sheriff Administrator Resigns Amid Internal Investigation

CBS4 has learned that Denver Sheriff’s Department Division Chief Phillip Deeds has resigned in the face of a departmental investigation.

04/24/2012

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Denver Sheriff Suspends Top Administrator, 3 Deputies

A CBS4 Investigation has learned that the Denver Sheriff’s Department has placed a high ranking administrator- Division Chief Phil Deeds- and three other deputies on paid “investigatory leave.”

01/06/2012

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