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John Jackson

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Hi-Tech Sting Nets Innocent Couple

A series of mistakes by a south metro car dealership resulted in a retired couple from Centennial ending up in the middle of a high-risk police sting involving an electronic tracking device, pulled guns, handcuffs and a temporary arrest.

07/23/2014

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Keep Those Pot Plants Potted: No More Ripping Weed

Police in some medical marijuana states who once routinely seized illegal pot plants by ripping them out by their roots and stashing them away in musty evidence rooms to die are now thinking twice about the practice.

06/25/2014

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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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Proposed Traffic Camera Ban Turned Into A Study

A measure to prohibit speeding and red-light cameras in Colorado was changed into a study into whether the devices are effective after several law enforcement officials urged lawmakers Monday not to pass a ban.

04/28/2014

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Colorado Lawmaker Pushes For School Arrest Stats

A Colorado state senator says she’ll be pushing law enforcement agencies to report statistics showing what happens when trouble at school leads to the arrests of young people, but police see the new requirement as just one more unfunded burden.

04/23/2014

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Police: Set Aside Some Pot Revenue For Marijuana Enforcement

Police chiefs across Colorado want a bigger piece of the state’s pot pie. They believe some of the revenue from pot sales should go towards training and enforcement.

03/05/2014

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‘Sophisticated’ Robbers Dress Like Target Employees, Choke Worker

Police believe two suspects who robbed a Target store disguised themselves as employees to get in and out of the store unnoticed.

02/11/2014

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Police Chiefs Say They’ll Go To The Feds If Pot Legalization Demands Aren’t Met

Colorado’s police chiefs are demanding more restrictions on marijuana in our state, and they say if they aren’t listened to they will take their concerns to the federal government.

04/25/2013

The hearing on immigration reporting at the Capitol on Monday (credit: CBS)

Immigration Reporting Repeal Advances In Colorado

A divisive 2006 law requiring Colorado police to report suspected illegal immigrants to federal authorities could be coming off the books.

03/18/2013

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Colorado Coroner System Similar To Old West

It was a suspicious suicide, an apparent self-inflicted gunshot in which the victim’s boyfriend had a trail of deceased former romantic partners, and Douglas County Coroner Lora Thomas wanted to investigate.

03/09/2013

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