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New smartphone app helps the public keep cops accountable

"If you see something, say something." It's a mantra that's constantly drilled into us in post-9/11 America. But what if you see the cops do something wrong?...

Transparency? Not so much in Hancock’s appointment of new sheriff.

Michael Hancock had hoped that finding a new sheriff would cure what ails Denver’s violence-plagued, scandal-ridden and otherwise dysfunctional sheriff’s department. But, for the second...

Video: Denver district attorney justifies another killer cop

Denver's District Attorney Mitch Morrissey will not prosecute Michael Traudt, the police officer who gunned down Paul Castaway, a Native American man holding a...

District Attorney Mitch Morrissey’s failure to prosecute deputy lands him in...

Anthony Waller is no choirboy. He has a long and violent criminal history, a disdain for law enforcement and a reputation in the Denver...

Activists demand Denver D.A. prosecute sheriff’s deputy for attacking shackled inmate

Criminal justice watchdogs say time is running out for Denver's District Attorney Mitch Morrissey to prosecute sheriff's deputy Brady Lovingier for an unprovoked attack on...

The Bookers are back. Family pushes for reform in the city...

Every July 9, a group gathers outside the Denver jail to remember a moment in city history the Hancock administration would rather forget. That was...

Homebrew: Denver cops want $6.1 million body-camera contract with Taser

Candid camera The Denver Police Department asked City Council to spend $6.1 million over five years for 800 body cameras from Taser International. The technology is billed...

How did these cops calm a mentally ill man? Stun guns

Shane French is widely known around the small southwestern Colorado town of Cortez as a nuisance and a menace. He is mentally ill. He...

Homebrew: Station manager pulls plug on Tancredo, hosts quit

Radio coup Three conservative talk-radio hosts at KLZ 560 AM jumped ship in protest of higher ups' freeze on Tom Tancredo as a guest, reported...

VIDEO: Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene and Jon Caldara talk excessive...

Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene sat down with Jon Caldara of the libertarian think tank the Independence Institute to talk about Denver's excessive-force problem....
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