police accountability

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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