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Elvie Bellamy (credit: Denver Sheriff)

Video Released Of Accidental Jail Release

The City of Denver is appealing the reduced suspension given to a Denver Sheriff’s deputy who mistakenly released the wrong inmate from the city jail in 2012.

07/24/2014

An image of Alfredo Martinez on the ground after he had been injured (credit: CBS)

Denver Loses In 4th Attempt To Fire Sheriff’s Deputy

In a unanimous vote, the Colorado Court of Appeals has decided the City of Denver was wrong in firing a Denver Sheriff’s Deputy over a 2009 incident that the City believed was an example of excessive force.

07/24/2014

The alleged attack on Jamal Hunter (credit: Denver Sheriff's Department)

In Case Like Denver Police Probe, Charges Are Rare

A federal judge has taken the unusual step of asking prosecutors to investigate whether Denver police tried to intimidate a witness in a jail-abuse lawsuit against the city, but experts say such inquiries rarely yield criminal charges.

06/17/2014

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Denver Accepts Colorado Symphony’s Tweaks To Pot-Themed Concerts

Denver is pleased with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra’s efforts to align its bring-your-own-cannabis fundraising concerts with laws that authorize – but still regulate – marijuana use in Colorado, the city attorney said Wednesday.

05/14/2014

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City Hopes To Keep ‘Classically Cannabis’ Concerts From Lighting Up

Marijuana-themed concerts are at the center of a debate between the Colorado Symphony and the City of Denver.

05/08/2014