Marvin Booker

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Colorado House Advances 2 Law Enforcement Oversight Bills

The 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.

04/10/2015

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Colorado Considers Additional Police Oversight

Democrats 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.

03/04/2015

Images from the security video showing Marvin Booker's death (credit: CBS)

Denver: $4.65 Million Award In Jail Death Case Too High

Attorneys 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.

11/11/2014

Images from the security video showing Marvin Booker's death (credit: CBS)

Jury Awards Millions To Family Of Inmate Who Died

Federal 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.

10/14/2014

Images from the security video showing Marvin Booker's death (credit: CBS)

Jurors Reconvene In Denver Jail-Death Trial

Jurors 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.

10/14/2014

Images from the security video showing Marvin Booker's death (credit: CBS)

Jurors Begin Deliberations In Denver Jail Death Civil Case

The federal civil trial of five Denver sheriff’s deputies accused of using excessive force against a homeless street preacher is winding down.

10/10/2014

Marvin Booker (credit: Denver Police)

Jurors Deliberate In Denver Jail Death Trial

Jurors began deliberating Friday afternoon in the trial of five Denver sheriff’s deputies accused of using excessive force against a homeless street preacher who died at the jail.

10/10/2014

An image from the protest on Monday (credit: CBS)

Denver Sheriff’s Deputies Protest Lack Of Support

Denver sheriff’s deputies are protesting what they see as a lack of support from city officials after recent high-profile misconduct case

10/06/2014

Images from the security video showing Marvin Booker's death (credit: CBS)

Lawyer: Denver Deputies Obeyed Rules In Handling Prisoner Who Died

Five Denver sheriff’s deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.

09/22/2014

Shorter Community AME Church Pastor Timothy E. Tyler on Sunday (credit: CBS)

Supporters Of Street Preacher Killed In Denver Jail ‘Pray For Justice’

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.

09/21/2014

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