A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil
Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.
Should schools and buildings be torn down after mass shootings? Columbine looks to others as it struggles with trespassersBy Carol McKinley Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Opinion: My young children are now survivors of school gun violence. No child should have to experience such trauma.By Kelly Murphy Opinion
The sheer volume of mass shootings in America has condemned the victims at STEM to become one more statistic in an ocean of school shootingsOpinion
The politicians discussed everything from how to improve Colorado’s vaccination rate to their reactions to the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting and the resignation Sunday of state Rep. Rochelle Galindo
Jared Polis is learning early on about one of the hardest parts of being governor: serving as the state’s chief mourner
Jared Polis follows Gov. John Hickenlooper and others before him in leading Colorado through tragedy and disaster. He’s found that it’s one of the toughest parts of being the state's chief executive.
In the STEM school shooting, Castillo joined a long list of heroes who put themselves between gun violence and the people around themOpinion
STEM School Highlands Ranch didn’t have school resource deputy because of disagreement with sheriff’s office
The school and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office clashed at the end of last school year over the duties of its school resource deputy. Ultimately, a contract wasn’t renewed for the 2018-19 term.
Hero students like Kendrick Castillo highlight a shift in guidance on how to respond to a school shooting
A majority of school districts have now embraced such an approach of training people to fight back, with experts saying educators need to give staff and students as many options as possible in the worst-case scenario