DPD Chief Committee Recommends Cmdr. Paul Pazen To MayorWith a decision on Denver's next police chief expected soon, CBS4 has learned a 17-member search committee ranked the five finalists after interviewing each of them. The committee told Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's office that District One Police Commander Paul Pazen finished first, in their informal voting.
DPD Chief Candidates List Same Professional ReferenceTwo candidates to be Denver’s next Chief of Police listed the same person as a professional reference in their application packets.
'Operation Toker Poker': Drug Bust With Thousands Of Pounds Of PotColorado's attorney general, the Denver Police Department and the DEA teamed up for a major drug bust that involves thousands of pounds of marijuana grown in Colorado to be sold out of state.
Deputy Director Of Crime Lab Resigns, Accused Of Altering Crime Scene ReportsThe deputy director of Denver’s crime lab, Walter Greene, has resigned in the face of a wide ranging internal investigation that found numerous ethical and procedural violations.
DPD Gang Unit Was MIA During LoDo MurderA CBS4 Investigation has found that the Denver Police Department’s gang bureau was warned about potential gang violence in LoDo the night of July 29, but the unit commander sent his officers home hours before the end of their shift.
Denver Blames Slowing Response Times On Dwindling Police ForceAfter a deadly shooting, while the victim was on the phone with emergency dispatchers, Denver ordered its independent audit committee to look at how long it takes police officers to respond.
Denver Police Beefing Up Forces For Super Bowl SundayCBS4 has learned that the Denver Police Department has notified hundreds of officers that their days off scheduled for this Sunday are being canceled so they can be on hand to deal with potential post Super Bowl issues.
Fired Denver Cop Rips Department, Deputy Chief In Exit LetterKevin Devine, one of two Denver Police Officers fired over a 2009 incident at the Denver Diner, has taken some sizzling parting shots at the Denver Police Department and one of its top commanders in a letter obtained by CBS4.
Civilians Might Be Used For Crime Scene ProcessingThe Denver Police Department is considering using civilians instead of sworn officers to gather evidence at crime scenes as part of a major restructuring that includes the reassignment of two top administrators.
Chief White Shakes Up Denver Police DepartmentDenver Police Chief Robert White is shaking up his department and it means some staff will have to re-apply for their jobs.
Arrested Occupy Protester Says She Was TauntedAn Occupy Denver protester testified Monday that a city police officer pepper-sprayed and taunted her before she was arrested.