Manager Of Safety
Certainly the Denver police union and many outspoken critics of the Garcia are happy he is leaving. However, I believe there must be some police officers, who will obviously want to stay anonymous, who respected Garcia and his efforts to eliminate the very few bad apples that were giving the entire force a bad name.
Denver’s Manager of Safety has resigned after six months on the job. During that time, Charles Garcia fired eight Denver police officers for lying or excessive force.
The family of a man who died at the Denver Jail will be responding to the city’s decision on discipline Tuesday morning.
In an email to all members of the Denver Police Department, Chief Gerry Whitman says claims he ordered an officer fired in an effort to hang on to his job are “ridiculous and untrue.”
Denver’s Manager of Safety, Mary Malatesta, plans to resign, according to her co-workers, close associates and an announcement made Wednesday to mayoral cabinet members.