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Tag Archives: Denver Police Department

Charges filed in botched transgender surgery case; victim blames a broken health care system

The Denver District Attorney’s office today filed charges against a man who reportedly removed another person’s testicles last week in a botched surgery. The victim, […]...

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May 23, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Denver homeless activists have their day in court

Denver’s five-year camping ban is on trial today as three homeless defendants contest tickets for sleeping outside with blankets. Police rarely issue tickets for violators of the ban, preferring […]...

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April 4, 2017 Criminal Justice, Housing crisis, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Racial justice group marches in solidarity, scolds Denver Police

A group that works to further racial justice marched Thursday morning from Denver’s Central Library to Mayor Michael Hancock’s office, showing solidarity with communities across […]...

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September 30, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Community groups to Denver Police: Count Latinos in new accountability effort

  The Denver Police Department’s decision to once again collect data on the race of individuals its officers stop is raising a key question among […]...

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August 10, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Move to strengthen Denver’s police accountability office moves past first hurdle

Denver has moved one step closer to ensuring permanent civilian oversight of its police and sheriff departments. The City Council’s Governance and Charter Review Committee […]...

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August 4, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver cops troll criminal databases for personal reasons

Maybe you’d like the name and address of the guy you suspect of sleeping with your wife. Or want dirt on your ex to use […]...

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March 15, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Cops who killed Ryan Ronquillo go undisciplined. Police bungle notifying his mother.

The police officers who shot Ryan Ronquillo were in compliance with department policy and will not be disciplined, the Denver Police Department announced Thursday morning. The ruling, […]...

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February 18, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Developer boots homeless ‘crazy people’ to build trendy housing

Denver City Councilman Albus Brooks tried to broker a deal between homeless activists deadset on creating a tiny home village and a real estate developer […]...

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December 9, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Black Lives Matter sign vandalized at Unitarian church

Members of the First Unitarian Society of Denver found their church’s Black Lives Matter banner splattered with red paint Sunday morning. Rev. Mike Morran said […]...

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November 3, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Clash over DIY housing pits activists against city of Denver: Here’s what you need to know

Raided It was always going to get shut down. This weekend, a village of hand-built tiny homes sprung up at 2500 Lawrence St., a city-owned plot of […]...

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October 27, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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The Home Front: Man who ‘accidentally fired his gun during a youth baseball game in Steamboat’ is a Wyoming officer

“The man who accidentally fired his gun during a youth baseball game in Steamboat Springs on June 15 is a Wyoming police officer,” reports Steamboat […]

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