Protests

CBS4's Jim Benemann with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock (credit: CBS)

Denver’s Mayor: ‘Keep Bystanders, Officers Safe’ During Recent Protests

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is talking about the controversy touched off when protesters poured red paint over the Denver Police Fallen Officers Memorial last weekend while police officers stood by and watched.

02/20/2015

An image from a Jefferson County School Board Meeting (credit: CBS)

Months After Protests, Jeffco Board Scraps AP US History Curriculum Review

The president of the Jeffco School Board says a proposal for a review of its AP US History curriculum have been scrapped.

02/19/2015

Protesters in Denver on Feb. 14, 2015 (credit: CBS)

State Lawmakers Search For Answers To Police Tensions

A panel of state lawmakers is convening a community meeting to talk about police relations.

02/17/2015

Officer John Adsit (credit: CBS)

Critically Injured Denver Officer Develops Pneumonia

John Adsit, the Denver police officer critically injured during a street protest earlier this month, has now developed pneumonia.

12/19/2014

High school students in Denver protested the police action in Ferguson on Thursday morning (credit: CBS)

Denver Students Block Colfax During Another Rally

Denver high school students are teaming up to protest police actions in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City.

12/12/2014

Officer John Adsit (credit: CBS)

Officer Hit By Car During Protests Makes Progress, Opens Eyes

The Denver Police officer who was struck by a car during protests by East High School students earlier this month is making progress. John Adsit’s family said that he opened his eyes on Thursday.

12/12/2014

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Denver Police Union: Officers Ordered To Deploy At Protests Without Protective Gear

The Denver Police Protective Association claims officers are being ordered to deploy at protests without their protective gear.

12/10/2014

Protesters Saturday night in Denver (credit: CBS)

Despite Planned Protest, Parade Of Lights Marched On

Only one protester was arrested during Denver’s Parade of Lights Saturday night after police learned some people were planning on blocking the parade route.

12/07/2014

An image of the bicycle (credit: Jennifer Brice)

Driver Who Struck 4 Police Officers During Protests Identified

The driver who struck and ran over a police officer during a protests of East High School students on Wednesday has been identified.

12/05/2014

Student blocking the intersection of Lincoln Street and Colfax Avenue (credit: CBS)

Denver High School Protesters Accused of ‘Reprehensible’ Actions

Protesters who marched through Denver Wednesday to demonstrate against events in Ferguson, Mo. Are now being accused of cheering and clapping when a Denver Police officer was run down and seriously injured by a motorist.

12/04/2014

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