Denver Police Department

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Denver school board votes to phase police out of schools

The vote represents a victory for community activists who have pressed the district for more than a decade to remove sworn officers from campus

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Denver police watchdog will investigate how DPD handled protests. Here’s what he can do — and can’t.

Denver Independent Monitor Nicholas Mitchell said his review will examine how police used less-lethal munitions and military equipment

Littwin: It’s been a long time coming, but is change really on the way?

Polls show Americans support George Floyd protesters and agree cops need to change

Opinion
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On 11th day of George Floyd protests, Denver police announce major use-of-force policy changes

Denver police, under pressure from federal courts and lawmakers, now must report when they point a firearm at a person

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“It was completely unprovoked”: Protester shot in the face with pepper ball by Denver police demands accountability

The Denver Police Department says they are aware of the incident, captured in a viral video, and are investigating. Darrell Hampton, 27, says he has no idea why he was shot.

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They’re young, they’re local: 5 charts that explain who is getting arrested at the Denver protests

More than 350 people have been arrested or cited at the demonstrations over George Floyd’s death since they began last week.

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As Denver’s George Floyd protests reach 7th day, police chief holds discussion to “bring about meaningful change”

Police Chief Paul Pazen called the demonstrations “a tipping point.” Mayor Michael Hancock joined protesters on Wednesday.

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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.”

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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.