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Denver Fires Deputies Thomas Ford and Edward Keller for Inmate Attacks

Denver Deputy Thomas Ford won't be prosecuted for cold-cocking an inmate in an attack caught on video, but he'll have to fight for his job if he wants to keep it. He's been fired by Denver Manager of Safety Stephanie O'Malley along with another embattled law enforcer: Deputy Edward Keller, who was at the center of a complaint brought by another inmate that wound up costing the city $3.25 million. Details, photos, videos and termination letters below.

See also: Deputy Thomas Ford: No Charge After Slugging Inmate Who Said "I'll F*ck You Up"

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