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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...

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...

Hancock’s new appointees will tackle mental health and crime

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...

Excessive force in Denver: A mother’s open letter

  Last night my sister, Pauline (Isaiah's loving aunt and godmother) came into my room with very disturbing news about a video of...

ICE gets iced by ACLU and most Colo sheriffs

The majority of Colorado’s sheriffs have officially agreed to stop detaining suspected undocumented immigrants based solely on requests from the federal government...

Charge dropped against sheriff’s captain who is ex-wife of Denver’s Sheriff

Also: Sheriff's Chief Frank Gale is put on leave as police probe alleged preferential treatment in city jail.

Chief of Denver’s jail under investigation for special treatment afforded criminally...

It’s unclear who was making decisions to treat Gillespie differently than the thousands of other arrestees the sheriff department deals with annually.

Unresponsive: Denver officials refuse comment on videotaped courtroom attack

“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.

Report: Grievances overlooked in Denver jails

Denver’s sheriffs department is ignoring incidents of staff misconduct, according to a report written by the official tasked with watchdogging the city’s safety agencies.