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Denver sued over DNCC arrests

Eight people who were arrested last year on the second day of the Democratic National Convention, filed suit against the City and County of...

Police release arrests, jail-processing reports

As of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, police have arrested a total of 135 people since Saturday according to most recent law enforcement reports, which also shed some light on the status of the more than 100 people arrested on Monday during a police standoff where pepper spray and mace were deployed.

Beware ‘bomb-throwing Bolsheviks on bicycles’

Watch out, everyone! Not only could you go to jail for carrying around bags of poop and pee (although really, why would you be doing that anyway?), but now those bikes in the garage and old maps in the glove box could land you a ticket straight to the chain link jungle.

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.