Update: Yesterday, we reported about a jury award of $40,000 to Robert Duran, a homeless man beaten bloody at Denver jail -- as well as the prospect that the city might decide against indemnifying the ex-deputy deemed responsible. As we noted, Denver City Attorney Doug Friednash wasn't available imm ... More >>
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 >>
Courtesy of Denver Bar AssociationMary Malatesta.The Citizen Oversight Board -- the seven-member group set up as a watchdog for the city's Safety Department -- had already changed the venue for tonight's quarterly public forum to a larger venue. After all, the board anticipated a big turnout ... More >>
Ron Perea.Did he jump or was he pushed? That's question one sparked by word that Denver Manager of Safety Ron Perea has resigned amid mounting negative publicity about alleged police brutality. Perea, you'll recall, found nothing wrong with the brutal 2009 beating of Michael DeHerrera, who c ... More >>
CONTRARY TO POPULAR OPINION, GALE NORTON'S QUEST FOR THE SENATE WILL BE ANYTHING BUT A BREEZE.