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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.

Activists decry barbed-wire cages awaiting arrested DNC protesters

Protesters braved the rain on Friday afternoon to publicly denounce a holding facility where law enforcement officers may detain protesters in the event of mass arrests at the Democratic National Convention in Denver next week.
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