Yesterday Denver Police Chief Robert White said he'd ordered the DPD's internal affairs bureau to investigate what amounted to a six-and-a-half hour gap between the first call and the discovery of Barela's body -- enough time to let it get "cold."
But readers have their doubts that this investigation will have real results.
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There will be a "task force" consisting of Denver elite. A pretend investigation will ensue. The police involved will lie to cover their behinds. Said police involved will within 6-12 months be given raises and promotions. John and Jill Citizen will still hoist the police on a pedestal as heroes... AND NOTHING WILL CHANGE.