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Though Independent Monitor Richard Rosenthal didn't name the officer in his quarterly report, the details appear to match the case of Officer Eric Sellers, who was suspended from his job for 40 days for an unwarranted attack on a firefighter...
Two Denver police officers caught on videotape during the 2009 beating of Michael DeHerrera have challenged their termination with Denver's Civil Service Commission. Manager of Safety Charles Garcia fired Devin Sparks and Randy Murr on March 25 for "
Denver's next mayor soon will lead a safety department whose officers won international acclaim for solving cold cases en masse and helped design a state-of-the art jail/court system. But that person also will inherit some things from former Mayor
Former Safety Manager Ron Perea gave Officer Devin Sparks, who was caught on videotape grabbing and throwing Michael DeHerrera to the ground as DeHerrera spoke on a cellphone, a three-day suspension on April 19. Sparks had 10 days to appeal the
00 AM MDT Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he's concerned about new statistics showing police productivity plunging but wants to find out more details to avoid acting rashly. "Of course it's concerning, but we have to go through the
00 AM MDT Denver police deny they are staging a work slowdown in response to a stricter discipline system, though city statistics show officers are spending considerably less time initiating investigations than their bosses expect.
Bryan O'Neill surreptitiously filmed Cmdr. John Burbach, the head of internal affairs, in an effort to expose what O'Neill believed to be a pattern of bias against his officers...Daren Ciempa, O'Neill's supervisor, reportedly approved of the use of a
The resignation of Denver's embattled safety manager has eased tensions over police-discipline issues, if attendance at Thursday's Citizen Oversight Board meeting is any guide. That board, which monitors the Police Department's investigations into
Denver's police chief wants a chance to give his side of the story when a citizen review board judges how controversial allegations of police abuse are handled. Gerry Whitman is seeking a bigger role with the Citizen Oversight Board, which recently
In a normal campaign season, John Hickenlooper wouldn't simply be taking a shower...In a normal campaign season, it's not a good thing when you're the mayor who's running for governor and your safety manager has to resign under pressure two months