Tag Archives: Denver Sheriff

Family speaks on seventh 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 11, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, 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

Denver Sheriff Department to recruit hundreds of new deputies

It’s no secret that the Denver Sheriff’s Department has huge staffing shortages. To fill positions, the department is attempting to recruit 100 new deputy trainees […]...

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November 13, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Homebrew: Sheriff’s Department now hiring

Seeking sheriff Denver posted an official job listing for a new sheriff Monday, almost a year after former Gary Wilson stepped down amid a flurry […]...

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July 14, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Community wants more say in Denver Sheriff’s Department reform

Activists calling for the complete overhaul of the Denver Sheriff’s Department are not impressed by Mayor Michael Hancock’s decision not to include any community members on […]...

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June 11, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Statetap: Gays and cakes II, the tolerance edition

It’s deja vu all over again, but in reverse: A Colorado baker now faces a discrimination complaint for declining to decorate a cake with an anti-gay message. Last […]...

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January 23, 2015 Just In

Mike Keefe: Excessive force


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November 19, 2014 Keefe, The Blogs

Sheriff’s employee of the month punched inmate posing no threat

  Here we go again. Yet another video of another Denver sheriff’s officer beating an inmate without provocation. The latest shows Deputy Steven Valerio punching […]...

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July 25, 2014 Criminal Justice, In-Depth
Press gets sneak peek of DNC protester lockup

Press gets sneak peek of DNC protester lockup

After more than a week of rampant speculation over what has been dubbed by some activists as “Gitmo on the Platte,” the Denver Sheriff's Department invited members of the media on a tour of the controversial jail built to...

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August 21, 2008 Center Well, Criminal Justice, Top Stories

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7/11/18 Fighting Fake News with News Literacy

News Literacy Project event: Concerned about online misinformation? The lack of news literacy? You can make a difference by participating in this free workshop! After […]

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