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“Beyond Reform”: What Michael Hancock has – and hasn’t – fixed...

Late last August, Mayor Michael Hancock and his top safety officials held a news conference to celebrate what they called “a major milestone” in...

No indictment for mishandling of Taser in Denver excessive force case

A grand jury has chosen not to issue indictments against four Denver sheriff's deputies and a sergeant in connection with the handling of the...

Greene: Despite promises of reform, Hancock and team failed to seek...

A disturbing report outlines Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration’s inaction in response to sheriff’s deputies’ killing of a mentally ill homeless man in Denver’s jail. The...

Greene: Michael Marshall’s jail killing prompts $4.65 million payout, new policies...

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has reached a $4.65 million settlement with the family of Michael Marshall, whom Denver Sheriff’s deputies killed in the city...

GREENE: Slain preacher’s family alleges that Denver officers rigged Taser evidence

The family of the homeless street preacher killed in Denver's jail in 2010 wants the new district attorney to investigate whether the officers responsible...

Assault on sheriff’s deputy caught on tape, but hardly rare

A city surveillance video puts a new face on the problem of increasing violence at Denver’s overcrowded jail. The footage below shows a housing pod...

Denver Sheriff’s Department is flailing, despite reform efforts

Fifteen months after Denver Mayor Michael Hancock appointed Sheriff Patrick Firman as a “change agent” to reform the city’s jails, deputies see conditions as...

Its downtown jail packed, Denver readies a ‘deteriorating’ old building for...

Denver’s downtown jail, opened in 2010 by then-Mayor John Hickenlooper, was supposed to provide enough space at least until 2035. But now, under Mayor...

Denver ousts slain inmate’s niece from public meeting

  Natalia Marshall used to take pride in Denver. She and her family long supported Michael Hancock, the city’s second black mayor. She’d even defend...

Video: Denver deputies fatally restrain Michael Marshall

Michael Lee Marshall, a mentally ill, homeless man, was fatally restrained by Denver sheriff's deputies at the jail in November. Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey announced...