Friends and family street preacher Marvin Booker, who died in 2010 after being subdued by Denver sheriff’s deputies, say the City of Denver has a “murderous culture” that led to Booker’s death.
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.
Agents with the FBI are now looking into the death of a homeless man who died after deputies at the Denver City Jail subdued him.
The family of a man killed in the Denver Jail used the Marade to call for justice on Monday.
About 100 anti-police protesters filled the streets of downtown Denver Saturday night. They carried signs and chanted during their demonstration.
Denver police kept close tabs on a protest that made its way downtown Saturday afternoon.
The family of a man who died at the Denver Jail will be responding to the city’s decision on discipline Tuesday morning.
There will be no disciplinary action against five Denver Sheriff’s deputies who were involved in restraining inmate Marvin Booker before he died.
A civil liberties group has filed a records request with the Denver Department of Safety for video footage documenting the death of an inmate.
A family has formally sued the City of Denver over the death of a man while being held in the Denver County Jail.