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What’d I Miss?: Video blackout

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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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“It was completely unprovoked”: Protester shot in the face with pepper ball by Denver police demands accountability

The Denver Police Department says they are aware of the incident, captured in a viral video, and are investigating. Darrell Hampton, 27, says he has no idea why he was shot.

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Colorado’s Jason Crow launches effort to boost police accountability, federal misconduct investigations

The Aurora Democrat says he began working on the measure last year after the death of Elijah McClain, an unarmed 23-year-old who died during a confrontation with Aurora police in August 2019

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As Denver’s George Floyd protests reach 7th day, police chief holds discussion to “bring about meaningful change”

Police Chief Paul Pazen called the demonstrations “a tipping point.” Mayor Michael Hancock joined protesters on Wednesday.

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George Floyd has revived a Colorado effort to change how police-involved deaths are investigated

Stalled legislation born out of the fatal Colorado Springs police shooting of 19-year-old De’von Bailey last year may now get a second look in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and protests in Denver.

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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.

Wilson: Yes, black people care when our people kill

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Grand jury clears Colorado Springs police officers who fatally shot De’Von Bailey

De'Von Bailey was shot three times in the back and once in the arm while running from police