Comment of the Day

Reader: Denver Police excessive-force problem not helped by whining on Twitter

Yesterday, we spoke with Denver Police Department Twitter feed overseer Lt. Matt Murray about tweets raising questions about the fairness of media coverage.

One reader felt this energy could be better spent in other ways.

Colorado Mmj Patient writes:

You know what would be better than tweeting DPD? How about cleaning the trash that is making your department look bad? How about testing for STEROID ABUSE and other ILLEGAL drugs? You allowed some bad apples to spoil the bunch.

STOP WHINING on Twitter and DO SOMETHING about it that will make a change.

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