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“This is it”: Man pistol-whipped by Aurora police officer feared for his life

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press A Black man who was pistol-whipped and choked by a suburban Denver police officer said Wednesday that he feared for his life during the violent confrontation that led to assault charges against the officer and later his resignation. In an interview, Kyle Vinson said he was afraid of dying […]

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Former Westminster police officer gets 6 years in federal prison for sex assault

A former police officer in suburban Denver was sentenced Monday to six years in federal prison for sexually assaulting a woman in his patrol car. Curtis Arganbright, 43, pleaded guilty in November 2019 to violating the civil rights of the woman. Federal prosecutors charged the former Westminster officer in federal court after he received a […]

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Colorado governor signs sweeping police accountability bill into law. Here’s how it will change law enforcement.

Gov. Jared Polis on Friday signed Colorado’s sweeping police accountability bill, passed in the wake of George Floyd’s death, into law, calling it a necessary and positive step toward healing the state’s pain and hearing the public’s concerns. Senate Bill 217 was introduced and passed in a matter of two weeks after being introduced in […]