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New DPD Body Cam Video Shows Excessive Force

For the second time this week, CBS4 has obtained Denver police video that led to an officer being disciplined for excessive force.

03/12/2015

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Denver Police Cameras Didn’t Record Most Use-Of-Force-Cases

A report by Denver’s independent police monitor says body cameras used by officers in the city’s downtown district didn’t record most of the use-of-force incidents they should have captured.

03/10/2015

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Mom Wants Independent Autopsy After Police Killed Daughter

The mother of a 17-year-old girl who was fatally shot by Denver police says she wants a second, independent autopsy so she can know more about how her daughter died.

01/28/2015

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Monitor To Probe Shootings Into Moving Cars By Denver Police

An independent city official who monitors the Denver Police Department said he will investigate its policies and practices related to shooting at moving vehicles after a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed.

01/28/2015

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Friend Says Officer Wasn’t Injured During Shooting Death Of Teen

Two passengers who were in a car when a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed by Denver police have disputed authorities’ account of her death, saying officers opened fire before one of them was struck by the vehicle.11076840

01/28/2015

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Independent Monitor To Investigate Police Shooting At Moving Vehicles

The City and County of Denver Office of the Independent Monitor announced on Tuesday that it’s launching an investigation into the issue of Denver police shooting at moving vehicles.

01/27/2015

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Denver Auditor Blasts Mayor For ‘Foot-Dragging’ On Investigation

Denver’s auditor claims the sheriff’s department is interfering with his investigation into the troubled department.

12/16/2014

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Denver’s Independent Monitor Cites ‘Supervisory Gaps’ At Sheriff Department

Denver’s Independent Monitor on Wednesday sent a 15-page letter to city council members providing his theories for why there have been so many problems with the Denver Sheriff Department.

09/10/2014

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Independent Monitor Finds Inmate Grievances Not Being Investigated

Denver’s independent monitor has found that the Denver Sheriff’s Department has routinely failed to investigate “serious allegations” from inmates related to their jailers using inappropriate force, sexual misconduct and racial or ethnic slurs.

12/03/2013

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Denver Police Find No Misconduct In 2009 Beating

A Denver Police Department review has found insufficient evidence to support allegations of officer misconduct in a 2009 beating.

04/06/2013

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