Crime and Courts
The U.S. Department of Justice said a federal grand jury in Colorado found that executives conspired to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chickens from at least 2012 to 2017
Law enforcement warns of unintended consequences with Colorado Democrats’ sweeping police accountability billBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s Jason Crow launches effort to boost police accountability, federal misconduct investigationsBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
As Denver’s George Floyd protests reach 7th day, police chief holds discussion to “bring about meaningful change”By Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
School board members and Denver Public Schools Superintendent Susana Cordova would gather Friday morning “to announce the future of Denver Public Schools and the Denver Police Department.”
The legislation is expected to be introduced as soon as Wednesday in the Colorado Senate and comes in response the death last week of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis
Complaints about police response to Denver’s George Floyd protests under investigation as demonstrations hit day 6
Denver’s independent law enforcement monitor says he is investigating more than 150 complaints. One officer has been fired for an Instagram post in which he said “let’s start a riot.”
Hickenlooper says he “tripped” on question about Black Lives Matter as race becomes a campaign issue
Democratic candidate Andrew Romanoff pounces on his rival’s misstep, which came a week before mail ballots go to voters
The daytime protests over George Floyd’s death have provided a space to collectively mourn and rally against police brutality. Many are heartbroken over the destruction that comes after dark.
Federal prosecutors in Colorado are looking to charge criminal “agitators” at Denver’s George Floyd protests
U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn, Colorado’s top federal prosecutor, says investigators have reason to believe a small number of people are inciting chaos and causing damage. He believes getting them off the street will bring calm.
Police arrest 83 for curfew violations; Denver mayor calls after-dark mayhem “reckless, inexcusable and unacceptable”
Mayor Michael Hancock, who put curfew in place on Saturday, said daytime demonstrations were effective expressions of outrage over death of George Floyd at hands of police.
“We have seen enough”: Mayor enacts curfew, demands calm as third day of George Floyd protests rock Denver
Protests in Denver on Thursday and Friday nights turned violent, leaving a trail of damage as demonstrators clashed with police
Officers deployed tear gas and nonlethal projectiles near the intersection of East Colfax Avenue and Lincoln Street. The demonstration lasted for hours.