Denver police used excessive violence, didn’t turn on body cameras during George Floyd protests, report says
The lack of a plan fueled chaos and increased the rift between law enforcement and a traumatized community, said the report issued by Denver's Office of the Independent Monitor.
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
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.”
Colorado has had 201 police-related deaths since 2014. Lawmakers want a better way to investigate them.
The statewide Independent Monitor Program would investigate law enforcement-involved deaths. But it’s unclear if the yet-to-be introduced bill will advance once the “coronavirus pause” is over.