Rosenthal.This week's cover story, "The Watcher," details the role Denver's Independent Monitor Richard Rosenthal has played in the ongoing controversy involving city law enforcement and alleged police brutality. It's a scandal that's made nationwide news and is shaping the mayoral race. How ... More >>
Jared Lunn.The firing of two Denver cops over the Michael DeHerrera beating. The sacking of two more officers for billy-clubbing and macing at the Denver Diner. The $795,000 payout to brutality victim Alexander Landau. The bad PR keeps coming for the Denver Police Department. The latest? Two ... More >>
Against the backdrop of Independent Monitor Richard Rosenthal's conclusion that Officer Eric Sellers should have been fired, not suspended, for brutalizing volunteer firefighter Jared Lunn comes the latest protest against "police terror." According to an item on West Denver Copwatch featuring ... More >>
Ron Perea.Westword is asking readers to help us select a Shmuck of the Year by rolling out a new candidate each week throughout the month of December.
The winner -- loser -- will be announced on January 3. Our first three candidates were Josh McDaniels, Scott McInnis and Osama-hunter Gary ... More >>
TrueCrimeReport.com, a national crime website by Westword parent Village Voice Media, has been giving Colorado unwanted attention. Three weeks after Tim Masters case detective James Broderick finished first on the site's weekly Top 5 Police Blunders list, the Denver Police Department has reac ... More >>