Denver is trying to change the subject away from troubles at the city's sheriff's department. But doing so is costly. A day after Sheriff Gary Wilson resigned (and news broke that interim chief Elias Diggins has a criminal record), City Attorney Scott Martinez announced a deal to pay $3..25 million ... More >>
Alex Landau.As detailed in last week's feature on Independent Monitor Richard Rosenthal, Denver is in the midst of a police-misconduct story that won't go away. Now, as part of its "Race to Justice" police brutality awareness campaign, the ACLU tracked down all city payouts for police-relate ... More >>
Marvin BookerA day after Denver officials cleared five officers of wrongdoing in the death of an inmate in the Denver jail, the family of Marvin Booker made a public plea to federal officials to look into the case. "None of us could see my brother's reaction because of all of those police on ... More >>
Marvin Booker.This morning, a team led by attorney Darold Killmer will file a lawsuit on view below in relation to Marvin Booker, who died in Denver jail July 9 after being put in a sleeper hold and Tased. But Killmer, who'll be center-stage during an 11 a.m. press conference about the case, ... More >>
Cancer patient Tim Thomason didn't think he could feel any worse. His Denver jailers showed that he could.
Nearly two-and-a-half years after her death while in the custody of the Denver jail, the family of Emily Rae Rice have reached a settlement with Denver Health Medical Center. After a car accident in February of 2006 in which Rice was driving intoxicated, Denver Health treated the 24 year old and det ... More >>
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Emily Rae Rice died in jail. Her friends and family want to know why.