Tag Archives: Denver Police

WATCH: Family Speaks on Anniversary of Marvin Booker’s Death

Monday, July 10, marked seven years and one day since Marvin Booker died at the hands of five Denver sheriff’s deputies. But on that sad […]...

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July 18, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Greene: “Dirty cop, show me your hands” and other vignettes from Denver’s independent safety monitor

A white paper released today by Denver’s Independent Monitor reminds us why we need that office. The 61-page half-yearly report reveals what most city safety officials won’t about […]...

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October 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Cancelation of controversial basketball game doesn’t deter racial justice protesters

Racial justice advocates met this morning to protest a canceled “Law enforcement vs. Youth” basketball game that they didn’t want to happen in the first […]...

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October 1, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Denver voters will decide whether city will adopt a permanent watchdog over city police, sheriff

Denver voters will decide in November whether the city should move toward more permanent independent oversight of the Denver police and sheriff’s departments. The Denver City […]...

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August 15, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Judge for yourself: Was Joe Valverde surrendering when killed by Denver cop?

If only life moved in slower motion. That’s what nags at Isabelle Padilla every time she watches images of Denver police gunning down her son, […]...

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July 22, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

In Denver, LGBT people of color mourn Orlando their own way

They chanted, they sang, they shouted and they wept. Dozens of LGBT people of color gathered in the Sunnyside neighborhood of northwest Denver Wednesday evening […]...

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June 16, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

DA Morrissey drops 15-year-old’s charges, then insults her family

Denver’s District Attorney Mitch Morrissey took to Facebook to announce he was dropping all charges against a 15-year-old girl and to blast her family for a “grandstanding […]...

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April 15, 2016 Criminal Justice, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Denver police say racial profiling isn’t happening. Where’s the data?

Denver’s top Black public safety officials are on the wrong side of history. When it comes to racial profiling, city safety head Stephanie O’Malley and […]...

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February 16, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

New smartphone app helps the public keep cops accountable

“If you see something, say something.” It’s a mantra that’s constantly drilled into us in post-9/11 America. But what if you see the cops do something wrong? […]...

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October 29, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Denver police revise policy on shooting into moving vehicles

Shooting at a moving car is no longer an allowable form of self-defense for Denver Police, according to revised regulations for discharging firearms approved yesterday. […]...

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June 9, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Colorado Attorney General candidate debate on March 15. All invited.

The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB) and the Community College of Denver (CCD) Paralegal Program are holding a public debate for the candidates seeking the position […]

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A candidate’s secret spending in the governor’s race highlights Colorado’s unique money-in-politics enforcement laws

Erik Underwood, a Democrat running in the wide race for governor, is drawing attention for his secret spending on the race. The media tech entrepreneur […]

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