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New data collection program will test bias in Denver policing

In an effort to better understand and address complaints of biased policing in Denver, officers in the northeast part of the city will begin...

Denver police say racial profiling isn’t happening. Where’s the data?

Denver’s top Black public safety officials are on the wrong side of history. When it comes to racial profiling, city safety head Stephanie O’Malley and...

Colorado law would let you self-identify by race on your driver’s...

  Scene: You're barreling down I-25 in the left lane when flashing lights splash across your rearview mirror. Busted again. You hand the cop your license,...

VIDEO: ACLU slams Colorado Springs’ officers for racially-biased policing

Ryan and Benjamin Brown, two African American men, were out for a drive when white Colorado Springs police officers pulled them over. One officer...

Protesters, police keep calm at demonstration for Denver youth shot by...

A mixed bag of slam poets, parents and activists gathered Saturday to protest the July 2 police shooting of a 20-year-old. With video.

Wiretap: Rand Paul to police: Demilitarize

  The libertarian right and the civil-justice left have clearly found common ground on the subject of the militarization of the police. Rand Paul writes...

Colorado’s new informed-consent bill celebrated as tool to fight racial profiling

DENVER-- On Monday lawmakers and civil rights activists celebrated Governor Bill Ritter signing into law the so-called informed consent bill, which requires police to tell people they have a right to refuse to be searched during interaction with authorities. Although the bill drew rare bipartisan support in the fractious legislature this session, supporters were concerned that Ritter, a long-time tough District Attorney loath to dilute law enforcement power, might veto the bill. He didn't, which was cause for celebration.

McInnis pleaded for ‘threat profiling’ in the days after 9/11

In the wake of news Wednesday that GOP gubernatorial frontrunner Scott McInnis would seek to enact Arizona-style racial profiling laws in Colorado, media outlets...

The new birthers: Arizona truck driver arrested, forced to show birth...

A Latino truck driver outside Phoenix was taken into custody by law enforcement at a weigh station. He pulled in to have the truck...

Arrest at Denver pot rally punctuates racial profiling complaints

DENVER-- Less than 30 minutes after Colorado Progressive Action co-executive director Carlos Valverde, Jr., spoke on the sad reality of racial profiling in drug-related...