Robert White

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29 New Denver Cops Begin Field Training

The Denver Police Department welcomed 29 new officers on Friday.

23 hours ago

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More Protests Coincide With Denver Discussions On Race Relations

Demonstrators rallied again in Denver and Aurora on Friday, the same day Mayor Michael Hancock and other civic leaders held the first in a series of community discussions on race relations.

24 hours ago

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Union Claims DPD Officers Prohibited From Wearing Riot Gear ‘For Appearance’s Sake’

In a sternly worded letter to Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and Police Chief Robert White, Denver’s police union warned Wednesday that its officers had been forbidden from wearing riot gear at recent Denver protests placing officer’s safety at risk.

12/10/2014

An image of one of the officers who was hurt (credit: Univision)

4 Denver Officers Hit By Vehicle While Escorting Students During Protest

Four bicycle unit police officers helping control traffic during a student walkout on Wednesday were hit by a vehicle and injured on Wednesday. One of the officers was undergoing surgery and was in critical condition.

12/03/2014

Officer John Adsit (credit: CBS)

DPD Officers Injured During East High Protest Identified

Early Wednesday afternoon, physicians at Denver Health Medical Center were operating on Denver Police Officer John Adsit, 35, after he was seriously injured while assisting with a protest on Colfax Avenue by students from East High School.

12/03/2014

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Obama’s Call For Police Body Cams Well-Heeded In Denver

Denver police are already pursuing body-camera technology, as President Obama pledges a quarter-billion dollars for the technology across the nation.

12/01/2014

Protesters gather in Boulder on Saturday. (credit: CBS)

Protests In Denver, Boulder Continue As Darren Wilson Resigns

Protesters in Denver and Boulder rallied against the Michael Brown case again on Saturday shortly before the officer who fatally shot Brown resigned.

11/29/2014

People march on Nov. 24, 2014, in downtown Denver in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit: CBS)

Denver Activists Plan For Another Peaceful Rally After Ferguson Announcement

After a peaceful but emotional protest in Denver on Monday night, community activists who are upset with the grand jury’s decision in Ferguson say there will be another demonstration.

11/25/2014

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DPD Union: ‘We Do Not Trust’ Chief’s Words

Denver’s Police Protective Association, which represents the majority of Denver police officers, said they plan to meet with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock to discuss the potential merger of the Denver Police and Sheriff’s Departments.

09/25/2014

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Hancock, City Consider Merging Police, Sheriffs, Putting DPD Chief in Charge

CBS4 has learned that Mayor Michael Hancock and his staff are considering merging the troubled Denver Sheriff Department with the Denver Police Department and allowing current DPD Chief Robert White to oversee the combined agencies.

09/23/2014

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