Corey Donahue is a busy man. Click on his name and you will find a list of the Occupy Denver protester and medical marijuana activist's most recent exploits, which this post will add to with restraining orders. A botched attempt to enter the State Capitol Tuesday afternoon resulted in his (again) be ... More >>
Much has been made of several high-profile incidents of alleged police brutality involving the Denver PD, culminating in the resignation of Denver Manager of Safety Ron Perea. Number crunchers even suggest Denver's number-one for excessive-force complaints. But while the focus may be on Denve ... More >>
Several police-brutality incidents and the resignation of Denver Manager of Safety Ron Perea have cast a harsh light on the Denver PD. Chief Gerry Whitman doesn't think the department's out of control, telling the city safety committee, "Our use of force per arrest is less than most major pol ... More >>
David Dolan during a more sober moment.Colorado State Patrol Trooper David Dolan spent 21 years on the job without getting nearly as much attention as he did yesterday, when Douglas County Sheriff's Office personnel pulled him over and arrested him on suspicion of drunk driving. It was certa ... More >>
A 9News image of CSP's David Dolan getting busted.Usually, Colorado State Patrol officers respond to reports of erratic driving. But this morning, things worked the other way around. Motorists complained about problems relating to a CSP vehicle, leading to a stop by Douglas County Sheriff's O ... More >>
Today brings the release of the 2009 report by the Office of the Independent Monitor, which is tasked with keeping a watchful eye on the Denver Police Department and Sheriff's Department to "provide for fair and objective oversight... and ensure public confidence in the ability of these depar ... More >>
Peter Boyles has been leading the charge when it comes to the Stephanie Villafuerte story.A new twist in coverage of Stephanie Villafuerte's nomination as U.S. Attorney. KHOW radio host Peter Boyles has devoted a great deal of airtime to this tale (I've joined him to speak about the subject ... More >>
Deputy Chief Tim Carlson and Senior Police Officer Sean Chandler were both shot in the melee.The explosion of violence that took place in Westminster yesterday harks back to the days when the law rode horses and gunmen died young 'n' purty. As the Westminster Police Department tells it, a th ... More >>
Brian Christopher Naranjo.The press releases issued in the wake of yesterday's officers-involved shooting suggest that Longmont resident Brian Christopher Naranjo, 35, had numerous opportunities to avoid getting shot and killed. Naranjo, who's been arrested in the past for everything from for ... More >>
The "100 Days of Heat" campaign, in which local police agencies step up their efforts to put drunk drivers behind bars before they can kill anyone, is in full force this weekend in at least a couple of local municipalities. Lakewood is announcing a handful of sobriety checkpoints to be put in plac ... More >>
Aurora Police Chief Daniel J. Oates. While the Aurora Police Department still hasn't officially confirmed that eighteen-year-old Darius Murray was the person seriously wounded in an officer-involved shooting over the weekend, complaints from his family about so-called "inconsistencies" in the APD's ... More >>
What a sap... A lawsuit filed by a teenager against the Denver Police Department could have an impact on officers' use of an antiquated weapon. Fourteen-year-old Anthony Fernandez alleges that he suffered serious spine and head injuries during an arrest in April when Officer Thomas Bogart struck ... More >>
Denver's finest protect and serve, whether they're being paid by the city or the corner bar.
Are Denver cops trigger-happy for minorities? A video game might hold the answer.
Pick a Card
Citizen complaints and a brutal arrest heat up the sheriff's race in Park County.
A class-action suit becomes a vehicle for racial justice.
On the razor's edge
When the Aurora cops finished investigating the crime scene, they’d missed one crucial piece of evidence: Alan Conner’s body.
The high price of Denver's drug war: lies, bad busts, cops in harm's way -— and the death of an innocent man.
Danny Ray Lopez couldn’t outrun his gang life or the police. Will his brother follow in his footsteps?
Three years after the Denver Police Department promised to change its off-duty policies, tending bars still pays off.
The Denver Police Department regulates what some say it shouldn't even have to think about.
Should RTD concentrate on running buses--or paying cops to make busts?
When terrorism hits home, Gary Cunningham will be ready.
What's happening to Colorado's top cops?
In Trinidad, you don't have to drink in bars in wind up behind bars
A private attorney defends the city's honor--and her hefty legal bills, which you are paying.
A Denver reverend with a stubborn streak keeps the city's police-watchdog commission on its toes--and off-balance
Two Denver deputies square off in a political fight that gets physical.
Commerce City lets a private company issue speeding tickets--and causes a pileup.
The Denver Police Department acts like it has something to hide about its clash with students at Thomas Jefferson High School. It does.
DENVER'S POLICE-REVIEW BOARD FACES A SHOWDOWN.
SOME OF DENVER'S HOUSING INSPECTORS ARE NOW PACKING HEAT.
STREET PEOPLE IN THE COLLEGE TOWN ENLIST HELP IN THEIR BATTLE AGAINST THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.
THE CIPRIANI BROTHERS WILL TRY TO PROVE IN CIVIL COURT THAT TROOPER BOB BENEFIEL KILLED THEIR SISTER.
NAME-CALLING, INNUENDO AND A FLAP OVER A STUFFED CHICKEN: IT'S POLITICS AS USUAL IN THE ADAMS COUNTY SHERIFF'S RACE.
CATCH THE COURTROOM CONCLUSION TO THIS REAL-LIFE COP DRAMA.
POLICE WORK CAN BE A REAL GAMBLE IN COLORADO'S GAMING TOWNS.
POLICE WORK CAN BE A REAL GAMBLE IN COLORADO'S GAMING TOWNS.
A FORMER SHERIDAN COP, FIRED WHEN SHE BECAME PREGNANT, FINALLY SETTLES A LAWSUIT.
She beleives in extraterrestrials and ESP, but some cops feel Kelly Roberts's mind is a terrible thing to waste.