Denver police chief calls shooting death of Brandon Cole a “tremendous tragedy.” The incident is being reviewed by the district attorney’s office.
Sgt. Justin Dodge had a below-the-knee amputation and is resting at home, according to the Denver Police Department
The Denver Auditor’s Office listed 16 recommendations for the department, which has 60 to 90 days to implement changes
School violence has increased dramatically in recent years, but researchers aren’t clear on the difference police officers in classrooms make.
Officer Brandon Ramos’ decision to shoot was “reckless, unreasonable and unnecessary for the purpose of protecting himself or other officers,” according to a grand jury indictment filed Wednesday
A jury quickly convicted the gunman who killed Bella Thallas and wounded her boyfriend, Darian Simon
When powerful people make mistakes, they tend to blame less powerful people. The Denver Police Department is powerful. Denver’s food-truck owners, not so much. This power dynamic — not public safety — is the reason Denver’s city government recently banned food trucks from operating in Lower Downtown on weekends. It is also why the city […]
Much is still unknown about the negligent mass shooting by Denver police last weekend, but one thing is for certain: city and police leadership are failing to regain community trust by appearing to obscure the truth. No one could have predicted what happened last Sunday. While enjoying a night out with friends and family, six […]
Five people were hurt in Lower Downtown Denver early Sunday when police officers shot a man they say was armed as bars in the crowded entertainment district let out. The five people, three women and two men, are expected to survive their injuries. They appear to have been innocent bystanders wounded in officers’ crossfire. The […]
By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press A federal jury’s $14 million award to Denver protesters hit with pepper balls and a bag filled with lead during 2020 demonstrations over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis could resonate nationwide as courts weigh more than two dozen similar lawsuits. The jury found police used excessive force against […]