Morrison police chief resigns after just 3 months, cites limited resources and officer vacancies
Misty Siderfin's last day is Oct. 21
Colorado Springs police officer kills shoplifting suspect who allegedly fired gun
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting
Aurora police consistently break the law through racially biased policing and excessive force, attorney general finds
Attorney General Phil Weiser launched a patterns and practices investigation into the Aurora Police Department amid protests surrounding the 2019 death of Elijah McClain
Westminster police union alleges “troubling state” at department as rift lingers after chief’s suspension
One member of police brass responds “hell no” to officers’ push for collective bargaining amid claims of departmental dysfunction, emails show
Idaho Springs police officer arrested, accused of assault after on-duty encounter
Nicholas Hanning, who has been on administrative leave from the Idaho Springs Police Department, turned himself in on Wednesday
Colorado governor signs wave of criminal justice bills into law, including ketamine measure spurred by Elijah McClain’s death
The legislation Gov. Jared Polis signed on Tuesday includes measures aimed at reducing burdensome court fees and the fallout that families in poverty can face when they don’t pay them
Colorado Supreme Court expands access to internal police probes
The court's 5-2 ruling on Monday removes a significant barrier for information seekers under a 2019 law that made completed internal affairs investigations into alleged police misconduct public records
3 women accuse ex-Westminster police officer of sexual misconduct
Wayne Darrell Nelson, 68, was charged with seven counts stemming from incidents between April 2018 and December 2020
Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan dies
Sullivan served as sheriff between 1984 and 2002 and was considered a local legend until he was arrested in 2011 and charged with trading methamphetamine for sex after he was caught in an undercover operation
Colorado State Patrol trooper fired after arrest in felony menacing case
Wesley Dakan, 44, was put on paid leave after the Colorado State Patrol was notified about the allegations by Denver police in the April 25 incident and fired on Tuesday after an internal affairs investigation
Denver police officer shot in the leg, critically hurt
The shooter got away, and police were not immediately sure whether the suspect was in custody though they made contact with multiple “individuals of interest"
Colorado, U.S. Department of Justice end Trump-era legal battle over immigration and policing
Colorado is one of several states that will have its funding reinstated after the Biden administration repealed a policy that requires states cooperate with federal immigration enforcement in order to receive funds
Colorado law enforcement may be required to undergo more training after arrest of woman with dementia goes viral
House Bill 1122 aims to boost training for police and sheriff’s deputies on how to interact with people with disabilities. It was broadened after the arrest of Karen Garner in Loveland.
Kiowa County deputy accused of killing unarmed man had history of using deadly force
Kiowa County sheriff ignored questionable incidents, records show.
Black, Hispanic people disadvantaged in Denver courts, study of felony cases shows
No racial disparities were found in plea agreements. But more Black people faced charges that Denver prosecutors later found there was not enough evidence to support.
Ex-Colorado sheriff’s sergeant charged in fatal shooting near Cortez
Montezuma County Sgt. Edward Francis Oxley was charged in September with two counts of illegally discharging a firearm
On-duty Commerce City police officer, civilian killed in three-vehicle crash
Commerce City police Officer Curt Holland and Francesca Dominguez died in the crash
RTD board soundly rejects resolution to replace security with social workers
The resolution lost in a 14-1 vote in the Regional Transportation District's publicly elected board of directors.
Colorado Springs sergeant disciplined for comments on protest video
Police Chief Vince Niski wrote in a letter to the community Monday that Sgt. Keith Wrede was suspended for 40 hours