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

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.

Penry: Ritter using downturn to push ‘soft on crime’ agenda

On Caplis and Silverman's KHOW talk radio show on Tuesday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Josh Penry attacked Gov. Bill Ritter for releasing "hardened criminals" and sex offenders earlier than parole boards advised, picking up a well-worn GOP tack on Democrats as "soft on crime."

I-pod theft ups crime rate in Denver

A recent press release from Denver Police Department Director of Data Analysis Chris Wyckoff advises city residents to take their goodies out of their...

Porn protesters push the weirdness envelope at the DNC

On day 3 of the DNC, it’s official: we’ve seen it all on the protest front. An organization calling itself Stop Bird Porn marched on Denver’s 16th Street Mall Wednesday, warning people that “bird watchers are voyeurs who seek vicarious sexual gratification in the woods” by observing “God’s defenseless creatures mating.”

Denver Thriving

Crime is down in Denver 11.4% for the year to date compared to the same period last year, on top of a 10% decline...

‘Guys, I’m Going Through Something Here’

Here is a story about Kathy Roever, a remarkable woman who is currently living, nearly on the streets, of Colorado Springs. On June 23,...

GLBT Violence Down, Severity Up, Studies Show

Violence against GLBT individuals is down both nationally and locally, according to groups that study the issue. However, it's not all good news. Reports...

Few Complaints In Westwood

As a follow up to the Confidential's July 28th story Arrests Rising In Denver, new information from the Denver Police Department (DPD) revels the...

Arrests Rising In Denver

The Denver Police Department has released new crime statistics (Excel) detailing arrest rates citywide and in the Westwood neighborhood specifically, where a pilot program...

Police Group Paid For Crime Consultants In Denver

If everything goes as planned, Denver will start a new policing strategy in the next month, aimed at reducing crime in the city's famed...