Summit County sheriff hires civilian commander to oversee police reform measures
Christopher Walton's first priority is developing a body-worn and patrol-vehicle camera program for the mountain sheriff's office
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.
Parents of Elijah McClain sue Aurora police over his death
The 23-year-old suffered cardiac arrest, was later declared brain dead and taken off life support several days later
Rifles, mine-resistant vehicles, robots: How Colorado police have used a federal program to stockpile military gear
More than 100 Colorado police and sheriff’s departments have received surplus military equipment under the federal 1033 program. Officials defend the acquisitions, saying they’re needed to keep officers safe.
Colorado governor signs sweeping police accountability bill into law. Here’s how it will change law enforcement.
Gov. Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 217 at a ceremony at the state Capitol on Friday, calling it a landmark piece of legislation that speaks to a national moment of reckoning
Hickenlooper makes case for electability as repeated controversies continue to overshadow his campaign
The former Colorado governor faced off against rival Andrew Romanoff in the final televised Democratic U.S. Senate debate
Colorado legislature sends far-reaching police accountability bill to Gov. Jared Polis
Senate Bill 217 picked up significant Republican support as it passed the Senate and House. The Colorado District Attorneys’ Council also announced it’s on board. The governor says he will sign it.
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
Carotid holds would now be banned under Colorado’s police accountability bill, which is nearing passage
Thirteen amendments were passed on Wednesday night, including a requirement that prosecutors notify the public when they forward an investigation into a police-involved death to a grand jury
What we know — and don’t — about the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate after the second debate
Rivals John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff dodged major questions about their backgrounds and policies, as they questioned each other for the first time
3 takeaways from the first U.S. Senate debate between Democrats John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff
The rivals in Colorado’s Democratic primary will meet for two more debates in a week’s span as the race hits a crucial moment ahead of June 30 election
Colorado’s sweeping police accountability bill now requires officers to face imminent threat before using deadly force
Another amendment added to Senate Bill 217 on Monday prohibits officers from using tear gas on protesters without warning. The measure now has bipartisan support.
Colorado Democrats unveil sweeping police accountability bill in response to George Floyd’s death
The legislation is expected to be introduced as soon as Wednesday in the Colorado Senate and comes in response the death last week of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis