In an attempt to improve the public's trust in the police and the department's disciplinary review system, Manager of Safety Alex Martinez announced the creation of a new position within his office. Former district and country judge Jess Vigil will join the police review process as the deputy manage ... More >>
Video below.Update: After two police officers fired for the 2009 on-camera beating of Michael DeHerrera were reinstated to their jobs, we spoke to Anthony DeHerrera, Michael's father and a law enforcement veteran, about his displeasure with the decision. His words are echoed by Michael himsel ... More >>
Michael Hancock.Yesterday, we noted in our post about the reinstatement of cops fired for beating Michael DeHerrera that we'd reached out to spokespeople for Mayor Michael Hancock to get his take.
That response came yesterday evening, with Hancock calling for an appeal of the ruling -- and h ... More >>
CBS4Charley Garcia is gone from the Denver Manager of Safety's office almost as quickly as he came in. In March, then-mayor Bill Vidal had appointed Garcia, a former state public defender, to the post, making him the fourth person to hold it in a year. He replaced interim manager Mary Maletes ... More >>
Mayor-elect Michael Hancock, back from a brief vacation yesterday, introduced his new chief of staff, Janice Sinden, and said he's still looking for a new police chief.
No matter his choice, Denver's next top cop is unlikely to get the same warm welcome that greeted consensus-builder Sinden ... More >>
"During my tenure as Auditor, I have never had to write a transmittal letter as detailed and scalding as this one," Denver City Auditor Dennis Gallagher wrote in the cover letter to his office's recent audit of the Career Service Authority, the agency that provides human resources for 8,500 D ... More >>
While mayor-elect Michael Hancock continues to collect resumes for the numerous appointments he must make, a group of retired police officers will be gathering today to ask Hancock to appoint a new safety manager -- the sixth person in that position in a year -- who will be more sympathetic t ... More >>