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.
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.
The Denver Police Department hopes to procure 800 cameras soon for officers to wear while interfacing with the public and crime suspects.
A woman at the center of a disagreement between Denver’s independent monitor, who oversees Denver law enforcement and safety agencies, and the Denver Police Department and Manager of Safety, over whether excessive use of force was used has filed a federal lawsuit.
A long-time police officer in Denver took the ice bucket challenge during his retirement ceremony on Friday.
Video of the incident, taken on a concourse at Coors Field, shows Captain Joe Black repeatedly telling the fan to sit down before shoving him. The fan then yells, “Officer, that is abuse!”
A man has been arrested by the FBI on charges that he pointed a laser at Denver Police Department’s helicopter.
A Denver officer is being kept off duty after what the department is calling serious allegations against him.
Denver’s Police Chief said that it’s “…not a good day” after two people were shot and killed by police officers in separate shootings on Wednesday.
Investigations into two different police shootings in a three hour time period in Denver on Wednesday are ongoing.