Vanessa Wilson named Aurora’s new police chief as department continues facing scrutiny over Elijah McClain’s death
Vanessa Wilson, who is white, has 23 years of experience with the police department in Colorado’s third-largest city
Jennifer Wurtz, who shot a video of the encounter, said on camera that the police drew guns as they initially approached the car
Littwin: They didn’t arrest the driver who sped through Aurora protesters, but they did arrest the guy who shot at the Jeep
No one, by the way, is happier than Trump when mostly peaceful protests turn violent. It’s his campaign strategy. That’s why he’s sending more U.S. marshals/border patrol agents/secret police to Portland.Opinion
Denver gives state troopers ability to enforce city laws around Capitol, governor’s mansion at Polis’ request
The move gives the Colorado State Patrol more leeway to stop graffiti and address encampments on state-owned land in Denver. It comes as a growing number of people camp out near state-owned buildings.
For Trump, this is probably no more than an attempt to revive his fading re-election hopes. But in reality, sending in unwanted and unneeded and unmarked federal agents is so much worse than that.Opinion
Threats, vandalism, job loss: Colorado’s public health officials are under attack as they respond to coronavirus
Across the state, public health departments are facing a barrage of vitriol as they respond to the pandemic. Some officials have up and quit under the pressure, while others who stay say they fear for their safety.