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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...
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...
Maybe Denverites didn’t have a real chance of changing the mayor in the last election with only one candidate with any real money in...
Also: Sheriff's Chief Frank Gale is put on leave as police probe alleged preferential treatment in city jail.
It’s unclear who was making decisions to treat Gillespie differently than the thousands of other arrestees the sheriff department deals with annually.
“It’s reprehensible that leadership doesn’t have enough backbone to stand up and say this is wrong,” said Rev. Reginald Holmes, pastor of Denver’s New Covenant Christian Church/Alpha Omega Ministries.