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Opinion: Denver should implement the police task-force recommendations

They will transform local policing into comprehensive public safety

Opinion Columns

Four arrested on gun charges after investigation into “suspicious occurrence” at hotel near Coors Field

Denver police say the incident was reported at The Maven Hotel, which is a block away from Coors Field. The FBI said it has "no reason to believe" the situation was "a threat directed at the All-Star Game."

Crime and Courts

Thieves want your car’s catalytic converter — just as a new Colorado law drives up the cost to replace it

Thefts of the anti-pollution devices are way up, and so is the cost of replacing them amid clean-air rules that took effect this year

Crime and Courts

The deadly consequences when kids run away from Colorado residential treatment centers

So many children run away from residential treatment centers in Colorado that police departments are overwhelmed by the calls. Two kids have died.

Sun Investigation

Loveland ex-cop accused of kneeling on Black door-to-door salesman’s neck sentenced to 4 years probation

Former police officer Scott Gudmundsen is accused of holding two door-to-door roofing company salesmen on the ground at gunpoint, saying they were terrorists and part of antifa

News

Denver police officer pleads for U.S. Capitol riot suspect’s release

The name of the writer of the letter in support of Jeffrey Sabol has been redacted in federal court records

Crime and Courts

“Just unprecedented”: Aurora Police saw 60% rise in officers leaving department last year

87 police personnel left or were jettisoned from the department in 2020, more departures than in 2015 and 2016 combined. About 750 of the Aurora Police Department's 1,000 employees are sworn officers.

Crime and Courts

Colorado lawmakers may change when police can intervene in a protest after summer of unrest

Under Senate Bill 31, law enforcement wouldn’t be allowed to break up a demonstration unless there was an imminent threat of violence or significant property damage from “a significant number or percentage of persons acting in concert”

Politics and Government

3 juveniles arrested in northeast Denver fire that killed 5 members of Senegalese family

The fire killed Djibril and Adja Diol, along with their 22-month-old daughter Khadija. Hassan Diol and her infant daughter, Hawa Baye, relatives of the Diols, also died in the blaze.

Crime and Courts

Man charged after human remains found in suitcases in Denver

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann announced the charges Tuesday against 28-year-old Benjamin Satterthwaite, who is accused of killing and dismembering 33-year-old Joshua Lockard

Crime and Courts

Denver police seize guns over threats against Colorado attorney general

Denver police seized weapons from the man under Colorado's red-flag law. Bryce Shelby has not been charged with a crime in the case.

Crime and Courts

Human remains found in pair of large suitcases in southwest Denver

The Denver coroner's office, which determined the unidentified remains belonged to one person, has not released a cause or manner of death

News

Denver police used excessive violence, didn’t turn on body cameras during George Floyd protests, report says

The lack of a plan fueled chaos and increased the rift between law enforcement and a traumatized community, said the report issued by Denver's Office of the Independent Monitor.

Crime and Courts

Denver police identify 9News security guard arrested in fatal protest shooting

Matthew Dolloff, 30, is being held for investigation of first-degree murder

Crime and Courts

Shooting amid Denver protests leaves man dead; 9News security guard detained as suspect

Videos taken at the scene just outside of the Denver Art Museum showed a confrontation in a crowd of people followed by a single gunshot being fired

Crime and Courts

Denver police investigate allegation that officer used baton to sexually assault protester

Denver police spokesperson Jay Casillas confirmed the department is conducting an internal investigation of the allegation and declined further comment because it is ongoing

Crime and Courts

Wilson: African immigrants often blindsided by American racial hatred

Opinion Columns

Downtown Denver’s hotel industry is struggling. Is it because people don’t want to be in the city center?

Even if a coronavirus vaccine comes, the hotel and convention industry can’t just hit the restart button. The uncertainty of recovery means events are getting canceled through mid-to-late 2021.

Business

Wilson: Denver police are making the case for defunding on their own

Opinion Columns

The first two efforts to defund police in Colorado quickly failed. Will a push at CU be the first to succeed?

The Colorado legislature passed a sweeping police accountability bill in the wake of George Floyd protests, but so far efforts to replace law enforcement with mental health workers have failed.

Crime and Courts
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