Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Appoints Elias Diggins As New Denver SheriffDenver Mayor Michael Hancock announced that Elias Diggins will be the new Denver Sheriff on Monday morning.
Denver DA: No Charges Against Acting SheriffThe Denver district attorney decided Monday not to file criminal charges against Denver Sheriff Department Division Chief Elias Diggins, who was Denver’s acting sheriff in September when he released a wanted suspect.
Denver Selects Outsider As New SheriffThe embattled Denver Sheriff Department is still in the process of being reshaped, but it now has a new leader.
DPD Investigating Interim Denver Sheriff Following Suspect ReleaseThe Denver Police Department is investigating interim Denver Sheriff Elias Diggins following accusations he set free a man who was in custody on an active misdemeanor assault warrant. This just days after Diggins apologized for what he called "inappropriate" comments made during a telephone call he didn’t know was being recorded.
Former Sheriff Commander Secretly Recorded His BossA former top administrator with the Denver Sheriff Department secretly recorded a phone call with his boss in which the interim sheriff told him he was fired "so they have a trophy they can hang on their wall."
Former Denver Sheriff’s Investigator Files Federal Lawsuit After Being FiredBrent Miller, a former civilian investigator for the Denver Sheriff Department, filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Denver’s interim sheriff, manager of safety and other sheriff department commanders and safety officials.
Denver Sheriff Whistleblower: ’I Was Ordered To Destroy Videotape’CBS4 has learned that an internal investigation is underway into the interim head of the Denver Sheriff Department and others after an internal affairs investigator blew the whistle, saying he was ordered to destroy a videotape that showed an inmate being humiliated and degraded.
Mayor Hancock On Sheriff Department Review: 'Nothing About Report Is Pretty'Problems at almost every level -- that's the finding of a review of the Denver Sheriff Department. Mayor Michael Hancock ordered the review after a string of excessive force cases cost the city more than $9 million to settle.
Protesters Demonstrate Outside Police Station After Shooting Death Of TeenDozens of protesters gathered outside a police station in Denver on Wednesday to protest the shooting death of a teenage girl who was shot and killed by officers while she was behind the wheel of a stolen car.
Denver Auditor Blasts Mayor For 'Foot-Dragging' On InvestigationDenver's auditor claims the sheriff's department is interfering with his investigation into the troubled department.
Denver Sheriff's Deputies Protest Lack Of SupportDenver sheriff's deputies are protesting what they see as a lack of support from city officials after recent high-profile misconduct case
Interim Denver Sheriff Will Not Seek JobElias Diggins, the interim Denver sheriff, will not seek the permanent job, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation.
Hancock, City Consider Merging Police, Sheriffs, Putting DPD Chief in ChargeCBS4 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.
Meetings Seek Input On Denver Sheriff ReformsPublic safety officials are holding the first of four community meetings to discuss reforms to the troubled Denver sheriff's department.
Mayor's Office Creates Committee To Lead Sheriff SelectionThe mayor's office on Thursday said it's created a supervisory committee to oversee the work of task forces reviewing policy at the beleaguered sheriff's department.