A defaced memorial to fallen police officers has led to major backlash that includes the president of the police union, the police chief and a community group said to be responsible for the vandalism.
In a nearly unheard of move, Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey has blasted Denver’s manager of safety for what the veteran prosecutor calls “irresponsible” behavior.
CBS4 has learned the City of Denver fired Sheriff’s Department Division Chief Frank Gale Wednesday after a six month internal investigation.
Denver’s auditor claims the sheriff’s department is interfering with his investigation into the troubled department.
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.
Officials have tapped former Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson to oversee the Denver Sheriff Department’s beleaguered internal affairs bureau.
A Denver Sheriff’s deputy has been fired for his failure to report the use of force he witnessed during an incident between a fellow deputy and an inmate.
Denver’s Department of Safety announced on Tuesday that they have fired two deputies who were both involved in situations where inmates in the Denver Jail were treated with inappropriate use of force.
Denver City Council members were up in arms that they weren’t being included in the mayor’s review of the Sheriff Department, but the mayor gave in and will allow two council members on the Sheriff Department executive steering committee.
Embattled Denver Sheriff Gary Wilson has left his position but will remain in the department, Mayor Michael Hancock announced on Monday.