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.
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.
Search Officially On For New Denver SheriffThe City of Denver on Monday posted the job opening for a new Denver sheriff.
Deputy Firing Upheld, Second Firing OverturnedThe firing of Denver sheriff’s deputy Thomas Ford, who slugged an inmate last July, has been upheld by a Denver hearing officer, but a second deputy who was fired for not reporting the excessive force was ordered reinstated with a minor suspension.
National Firms To Steer Denver Sheriff ReformTwo national consulting firms will help the Denver Sheriff Department as it tries to make sweeping reforms after a series of high-profile misconduct cases.
Jury Awards Millions To Family Of Inmate Who DiedFederal court jurors have found that five sheriff's deputies used excessive force in death of homeless street preacher who died in the city's downtown jail.
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.
DPD Union: 'We Do Not Trust' Chief's WordsDenver'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.
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.
Lawyer: Denver Deputies Obeyed Rules In Handling Prisoner Who DiedFive Denver sheriff's deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.
Denver Sheriff's Deputy Fired After Failure To Report Use Of ForceA 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.
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.
Denver City Council Approves Record Settlement The City Council on Monday approved the largest settlement in Denver history for a former jail inmate who accused sheriff's deputies of abusing him and looking the other way as other inmates attacked him.
Denver's Interim Sheriff: 'It's A Tough Job'The man who is in charge of the Denver Sheriff's Department knows he has a tough job and is willing to take on the challenge.