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Tag Archives: racial profiling

New data collection program will test bias in Denver policing

In an effort to better understand and address complaints of biased policing in Denver, officers in the northeast part of the city will begin recording […]...

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June 13, 2018 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In

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

Colorado law would let you self-identify by race on your driver’s license— but not how you might think

  Scene: You’re barreling down I-25 in the left lane when flashing lights splash across your rearview mirror. Busted again. You hand the cop your license, […]...

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January 15, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

VIDEO: ACLU slams Colorado Springs’ officers for racially-biased policing

Ryan and Benjamin Brown, two African American men, were out for a drive when white Colorado Springs police officers pulled them over. One officer pointed […]...

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May 5, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Protesters, police keep calm at demonstration for Denver youth shot by police

A mixed bag of slam poets, parents and activists gathered Saturday to protest the July 2 police shooting of a 20-year-old. With video. ...

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September 1, 2014 Criminal Justice, The Mix

Wiretap: Rand Paul to police: Demilitarize

  The libertarian right and the civil-justice left have clearly found common ground on the subject of the militarization of the police. Rand Paul writes […]...

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August 15, 2014 The Mix, Uncategorized
Colorado’s new informed-consent bill celebrated as tool to fight racial profiling

Colorado’s new informed-consent bill celebrated as tool to fight racial profiling

DENVER-- On Monday lawmakers and civil rights activists celebrated Governor Bill Ritter signing into law the so-called informed consent bill, which requires police to tell people they have a right to refuse to be searched during interaction with authorities. Although...

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May 4, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
McInnis pleaded for ‘threat profiling’ in the days after 9/11

McInnis pleaded for ‘threat profiling’ in the days after 9/11

In the wake of news Wednesday that GOP gubernatorial frontrunner Scott McInnis would seek to enact Arizona-style racial profiling laws in Colorado, media outlets are […]...

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April 28, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
The new birthers: Arizona truck driver arrested, forced to show birth certificate

The new birthers: Arizona truck driver arrested, forced to show birth certificate

A Latino truck driver outside Phoenix was taken into custody by law enforcement at a weigh station. He pulled in to have the truck looked […]...

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April 26, 2010 Blog, Politics
Arrest at Denver pot rally punctuates racial profiling complaints

Arrest at Denver pot rally punctuates racial profiling complaints

DENVER– Less than 30 minutes after Colorado Progressive Action co-executive director Carlos Valverde, Jr., spoke on the sad reality of racial profiling in drug-related arrests […]...

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January 14, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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