Denver DA: Grand Jury Will Investigate Misconduct Claims In Marvin Booker's DeathThe Denver District Attorney's office has announced that a grand jury will investigate the possibility of misconduct related to the 2010 death of an inmate in the Denver Downtown Detention Center.
Denver Prosecutor Asks Grand Jury To Review 2010 Jail DeathDenver's district attorney is asking a grand jury to investigate the 2010 death of a street preacher in a city jail after deputies shocked the man with a Taser and restrained him.
Man's Family Asks DA To Reopen Investigation Into His DeathThe family of a homeless street preacher who died while being restrained in a Denver jail is asking the district attorney to reopen a criminal investigation into his death.
Family Doesn't Believe Discipline For Jail Death Goes Far EnoughTwo Denver sheriff’s deputies and a watch commander have received suspensions for 10-16 days in connection with the November 2015 death of a man at the Downtown Detention Center.
State Lawmaker Pushes For Limits To Police Choke HoldsFive and a half years after Denver sheriff's deputies grappled with Marvin Booker, some leaders in the state legislature are attempting to prevent the scenario that ended his life.
Denver Jail Death Puts New Light On Common Restraint TacticThe death of a 112-pound jail inmate who choked on his own vomit and suffocated after Denver sheriff's deputies restrained him during a psychotic episode is drawing new attention to the way he was subdued.
Colorado House Advances 2 Law Enforcement Oversight BillsThe Colorado House advanced measures Friday to limit the use of chokeholds by officers and to make it easier to appoint special prosecutors when law enforcement is accused of using excessive force.
Colorado Considers Additional Police OversightDemocrats are spearheading a package of legislation aimed at expanding oversight of Colorado law enforcement and placing limits on their power, a response to allegations of excessive force both in the state and nationally.
Denver: $4.65 Million Award In Jail Death Case Too HighAttorneys for the city of Denver are asking a federal judge to lower the amount of damages a jury awarded last month to the family of a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail.
Jury Awards Millions To Family Of Inmate Who DiedFederal court jurors have found that five sheriff's deputies used excessive force in death of homeless street preacher who died in the city's downtown jail.
Jurors Reconvene In Denver Jail-Death TrialJurors have resumed deliberations in the civil trial of five Denver sheriff's deputies accused of using excessive force against a homeless street preacher who died in the city's downtown jail.
Jurors Begin Deliberations In Denver Jail Death Civil CaseThe federal civil trial of five Denver sheriff's deputies accused of using excessive force against a homeless street preacher is winding down.