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