Colorado legislators passed a half-dozen bills this session increasing oversight on law enforcement, including encouraging the use of officer-worn body cameras, revamping training and strengthening the public’s right to record police activity.
Police chiefs across Colorado want a bigger piece of the state’s pot pie. They believe some of the revenue from pot sales should go towards training and enforcement.
New training for Colorado law enforcement in the aftermath of deadly dog shootings will be a requirement under a bill signed into law.
Dog lovers concerned about recent cases where law enforcement officers fatally shot people’s pets are lobbying Colorado lawmakers on a bill to train officials on how to handle canine encounters.