Denver police spokesperson Jay Casillas confirmed the department is conducting an internal investigation of the allegation and declined further comment because it is ongoing
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Colorado’s 2015 law changing how officer-involved shootings are reviewed still lets police agencies investigate themselves
State lawmakers and prosecutors are vowing to push for and support changes after questions from The Colorado Sun about the measure
The Colorado attorney general’s review of Elijah McClain’s death is unprecedented. Here’s how it may go.
Experts say this appears to be the first time a Colorado governor has asked the attorney general’s office to serve as a special prosecutor on a case already decided on by a district attorney
The two photos were taken near where police stopped the 23-year-old on Aug. 24, 2019, as they responded to a report of a suspicious person walking down the street wearing a face mask
A judge must sign off to finalize the agreement. It is unclear when the agreement could become final.
Denver’s policy says officers should use projectiles only on a “combative or physically resistive person whose conduct rises at least to the level of active aggression." The city also forbids officers from targeting the “head, eyes, throat, neck, breasts of a female, genitalia or spinal column” of a suspect “unless deadly force is warranted.”
The vote represents a victory for community activists who have pressed the district for more than a decade to remove sworn officers from campus
“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.
Federal judge orders police not to use chemical weapons, projectiles against peaceful Denver protesters
“The Denver Police Department has failed in its duty to police its own,” Judge R. Brooke Jackson wrote in his sweeping ruling
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.”