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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...

Denver voters will decide whether city will adopt a permanent watchdog...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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 process those who are arrested during next week's Democratic National Convention. During the Wednesday morning walkthough, sheriff's officials confirmed that the facility will be able to hold up to 400 arrestees and that guards will be carrying Tasers.