The 22-year-old Colorado man was suffering a mental health crisis when he was killed by a Clear Creek sheriff’s deputy.
In removing Lisa Sweeney-Miran, some council members hope to protect the work of the panel. Others worry it will have a chilling effect.
In “What’d I Miss?” Ossie reveals that while he’s never even been in a fight, he still has to wrestle with the perception of the Black man as superhuman threat.
In “What’d I Miss?” Myra observes Denver paid a lot in settlements over claims of police abuse during the George Floyd protests.
In “What’d I Miss?” Ossie and his parents feel the sadness and outrage over the beating of a young man by Memphis police that has reverberated across the country. But will anything change?
In “What’d I Miss?” Ossie recounts how an incident in Arizona last week reinforced the value of video when a Wall Street Journal reporter was detained and cuffed by police.
In “What’d I Miss?” Ossie’s parents discuss a SWAT raid based on an iPhone app that traumatized a 77-year-old woman — and prompted them to question the police budget.
Video of a police vehicle with a handcuffed suspect inside getting hit by a train highlights on ongoing problem for law enforcement
The crime wave crashing across Colorado is a serious challenge facing communities in nearly every corner of our state. In Aurora, we put forward the Aurora Action Plan, a comprehensive set of strategies aimed at addressing the rise in crime. Our plan calls for fully staffing and fully funding our police department, a homeless camping […]
The rally at the Capitol steps Monday was different from all the other rallies held in support of Elijah McClain, the young man who died at the hands of Aurora police and paramedics in August 2019 for the crime of Walking Strangely While Black. This rally was for Vanessa Wilson, the recently fired Aurora police […]