Top Denver Sheriff Commanders Demoted For Preferential TreatmentFormer Denver Sheriff Gary Wilson has been demoted to the rank of Captain, and his sister, Phazaria Koonce, has been demoted from Captain to the rank of Sergeant after the Safety Department determined the two provided preferential treatment to the granddaughter of former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb.
Deputies Eyed For Leaving Work Early, Getting PaidCBS4 has learned that a group of at least a half dozen Denver sheriff deputies and their supervisor are under investigation for repeatedly leaving work early last year, yet getting paid for time they were not at their posts.
Denver Officers Who Died In Line Of Duty HonoredThe Denver Sheriff Department honored five officers who've died in the line of duty.
Denver Sheriff Commanders Face Hearings In Preferential Treatment InvestigationTwo top commanders at the Denver Sheriff Department face disciplinary hearings into how they handled the jailing of the granddaughter of former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb.
Denver Sheriff Overtime Payments Shatter RecordsNew figures from the Denver Sheriff Department show that Denver taxpayers forked out nearly $14 million in overtime for deputies in 2016, easily eclipsing previous overtime records set by the department.
Family Doesn't Believe Discipline For Jail Death Goes Far EnoughTwo Denver sheriff’s deputies and a watch commander have received suspensions for 10-16 days in connection with the November 2015 death of a man at the Downtown Detention Center.
Explosive Detection Dog Retires, Recognized With His Own DayAfter a successful career, one explosive detection dog is ready for more naps and rest time.
Denver Deputies Notified Of Possible Discipline In Jail Death CaseDenver Sheriff Department deputies have been notified they are facing potential disciplinary action for their conduct in the case of Michael Marshall, a Denver jail inmate who died in 2015.
Sheriff Department's New Recruitment Cruiser Turns HeadsThe Denver Sheriff Department showed off its new recruitment cruiser on Friday.
Questions Surround Murder Suspect's Immigration StatusQuestions are surrounding a Denver murder suspect who was allegedly wanted by immigration authorities at the time of the murder.
Bill Would Require Law Enforcement Officers To Be U.S. CitizensThe state Senate has passed a bill requiring all law enforcement officers in Colorado be U.S. citizens.
U.S.: Denver Sheriff Illegally Excluded Non-Citizens In HiringThe Denver Sheriff Department will pay $10,000 and change its hiring practices after the Justice Department found it broke the law by excluding job candidates who were not U.S. citizens, according to the terms of a settlement agreement announced Monday.
Deputy Suspended, Repaying City For Leaving WorkA veteran Denver Sheriffs Department deputy has been suspended for 30 days and ordered to repay the city for repeatedly leaving work early.
Crews Clean Up Homeless EncampmentCrews cleaned up a homeless encampment in the Ballpark Neighborhood on Thursday. The same area was the target of a city-led clean out in March but quickly returned to a similar state.
New Denver Program Starts Heroin Treatment In JailThe City of Denver is starting a new program that will offer treatment to some heroin users. It’s an unprecedented partnership between health and justice agencies that participants hope will move the needle in the battle against opioid addiction.