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Friday Talking Points -- Free Ponies Getting Into the Weeds

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The obvious choice for this week's Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week is none other than America's new Attorney General, Loretta Lynch. Lynch was finally confirmed by the Senate in a 56-43 vote.

Police Fatally Shoot Woman Who Allegedly Hit Cop With Car

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2015 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Jan 26 (Reuters) - A young woman suspected of driving a stolen car filled with teenage passengers was shot d...

Fix the Police! Accountability Needed in Law Enforcement

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 02.03.2015 | Denver
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

There are many fine officers who are careful and restrained in their use of force, but as long as the system protects those who cross the line, even in a case where the killing was filmed and the death was ruled by the coroner to be a homicide, public anger and distrust toward law enforcement will only grow.

Denver Police Warn Of Marijuana Candy Ahead Of Halloween

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.16.2014 | Weird News

With marijuana now legal in Colorado and cannabis candy a big part of the scene, Denver police are issuing an unusual warning ahead of Halloween. In s...

WATCH: Deputy Attacks Shackled Inmate In Courtroom

The Colorado Independent | Susan Greene | Posted 02.13.2014 | Crime

From The Colorado Independent's Susane Greene. DENVER — Denver’s safety department waited a year to discipline a sheriff’s deputy for grabbin...

Marijuana Security Off-Limits For City's Off-Duty Cops

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Denver Police officers will not be allowed to moonlight as security guards for the city's marijuana dispensaries, according to a new order issued by t...

4 Stabbed In Stadium Parking Lot After Denver Broncos Game

AP | By THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 02.11.2014 | Denver

DENVER (AP) — Investigators say the stabbing of at least three people in a parking lot at the Denver Broncos' stadium after Thursday night's game st...

Human Trafficking: Coming Soon to a City Near You

Dan Steele | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Dan Steele

The vast majority of detectives investigating sex trafficking spend hours behind their desks, compiling thousands of pages of case file documentation. There are no high speed chases, no shootouts and there are definitely no suspenseful, last minute rescues.

Denver Schools Agree On Restricting Police Roles On Campus

AP | ALEXANDRA TILSLEY | Posted 04.21.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Amid a chorus of recent announcements that schools nationwide are adding police officers or enhancing security measures, a new agreement bet...

Detergent Thefts Baffle Police

AP | Posted 03.26.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Authorities are hoping suspects come clean following a rash of thefts of laundry detergent and expensive face lotion across Colorado. ...

4 People Set On Fire In Denver

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 02.12.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Police searched Friday for two men who used a pump sprayer to douse four people with a flammable liquid at a Denver apartment and then ...

Autopsies Show All 5 Fero's Victims Had Been Stabbed

AP | Posted 11.15.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The Denver medical examiner's office says all five people who were found dead in a bar that was set on fire had been stabbed. The medical e...

Civilians Replacing Some Police To Save Costs

Posted 11.13.2012 | Denver

The Denver Police Department hopes to save $600,000 a year by replacing some jobs that are currently held by officers, with civilians, according to a ...

Denver Police Underreporting Crime Since 2009?

9News | Posted 10.26.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Denver's Police Chief and Manager of Safety will answer questions Friday following a 9Wants to Know investigation which showed more than 12,...

Suspects Arrested In 5 Deaths At Denver Bar

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Three men were arrested for investigation of murder after a Denver bar was set on fire to cover up five killings committed during a robbery,...

5 Found Dead At Denver Bar

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 12.17.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Denver police said they have no suspects in the killings of five people whose bodies were found at a neighborhood bar after it was set ...

Man Accused Of Masturbating Mid-Flight Is A Former Priest

Posted 09.12.2012 | Denver

The Nevada man who was arrested over the weekend at Denver International Airport for allegedly viewing Internet pornography and masturbating mid-fligh...

Passenger Arrested After Watching Porn On Plane

Posted 09.10.2012 | Denver

A Nevada passenger was arrested Saturday night at Denver International Airport after he was caught by another passenger viewing pornography in-flight ...

Denver Police Officer Dead After Shooting At City Park Jazz

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 08.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A 21-year-old man was arrested for investigation of first-degree murder after a veteran Denver policewoman who was raising her 12-year-...

New Police Crime Lab To Open In July

Posted 05.30.2012 | Denver

Denver's new $28 million crime lab, set to open in mid-July, comes complete with a shooting range, a gun library and more. The new crime lab was op...

Denver To Take Part In Trayvon Martin Solidarity Walks Today

Posted 03.26.2012 | Denver

Organizers in Denver have put together a solidarity march to honor slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, whose death has already spurred numerous hooded ...

DPD Shake UP

Posted 02.29.2012 | Denver

The big changes that Denver Police Department's new chief Robert White vowed to make when he was sworn in look like they are finally taking shape. In ...

'Where Is The Change?' New DPD Chief Called Out In Letter

Posted 01.27.2012 | Denver

It has not been a great week for Denver's newest police chief, Robert White. A letter signed by the "Men and Women of the Denver Police Department"...

Occupy Denver Meets With Denver Police Chief

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.19.2011 | Denver

At 2 p.m. on Monday, members of Occupy Denver will meet with new Denver police chief Robert White at Denver police headquarters, according to The Denv...

Occupy Denver Successfully Stand Their Ground

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.16.2011 | Denver

Occupy Denver received a notice from the Department of Public works that they would face eviction if they did not remove their structures on Thursday,...