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Self Defense

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Police Announce Arrest In Burglary Case Where Homeowner Fired Shots

Police in Denver on Tuesday announced the arrest of an 18-year-old male in connection with a burglary and car theft case.

08/26/2014

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Deadly Brawl Is Latest Test Of Self-Defense Laws

A Colorado prosecutor said he’s frustrated that the state’s “Make My Day” law prevents him from charging a man who killed an acquaintance during a drunken brawl that spilled into his home, becoming the latest test to self-defense gun laws nationwide.

06/18/2014

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Aurora Offers Self Defense Classes Catered For Kids

The aftershock of the kidnapping and murder of Jessica Ridgeway has pushed some parents and police into action as the Aurora Police Department began a series of self defense classes for children.

12/28/2012

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Ridgeway Case Prompts Parents To Teach Kids More About Self Defense

Even though children are much smaller than adults, experts are teaching children that they have weapons to use. They have legs to kick and run, they have hands to hit and scratch, and they have a mouth to scream.

10/29/2012

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Self Defense Class Inspired By Missing Aurora Teen

A Denver-area gym sponsored a self defense class on Saturday with the goal to empower women to defend themselves when confronted with a dangerous situation.

08/20/2011

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No Charges In RTD Stabbing Caught On Videotape

Prosecutors have decided to drop criminal charges against an RTD passenger who stabbed another passenger on a bus in Aurora on Thursday night, ruling it was a case of self defense.

04/22/2011

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