An autopsy shows a 17-year-old girl who was killed by Denver police officers while driving a stolen car suffered four gunshot wounds.
The district attorney says a Denver policeman who shot and wounded two brothers had reason to believe they posed a threat to the lives of his colleagues.
The Denver Police Union has written an open letter to the citizens of Colorado urging that action needs to be taken in what they claim is the “demonstrated lack of leadership” by Denver Police Chief Robert White.
Denver’s police chief told officers not to intervene but to stand by and watch as protesters threw red paint on a memorial for fallen officers during a weekend march against police brutality.
Days after two protesters poured paint on Denver’s fallen officers memorial, many are showing their support for those fallen officers by placing flowers at the monument.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says he supports the police chief’s actions following the vandalism of a fallen officers memorial, even as the police union is calling for his resignation.
A defaced memorial to fallen police officers has led to major backlash that includes the president of the police union, the police chief and a community group said to be responsible for the vandalism.
Hundreds of friends and relatives gathered to say goodbye to a 17-year-old girl shot to death by Denver police officers, recalling her big heart.
The Denver Police District 2 station was evacuated on Saturday so the bomb squad could investigate a suspicious package. About the same time emotions flared at a community meeting with police over officer-involved shootings.
A 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car was accused in a separate incident of eluding a police officer and resisting arrest three weeks before her death.