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Man Sentenced For Stabbing Puppy In Face 5 Times

Posted 01.09.2012 | Denver

Matthew Weatherspoon, 19, was arrested by Denver police in late June on suspicion of aggravated animal cruelty after he stabbed 'Diamond,' a five-mont...

2 DPD Cops Fired For Beating Will Not Be Reinstated... For Now

Posted 01.09.2012 | Denver

The two Denver Police officers -- Devin Sparks and Randy Murr -- who were fired in March for lying in an excessive force case and were reinstated in S...

Denver Testing Cop-Cams

Posted 12.26.2011 | Denver

In a move that has the ACLU's approval, the Denver Police Department will be piloting the use of body cameras for better patrol documentation. The...

WATCH: Denver POLLice Asking Questions After Photo Radar Stories

Posted 12.05.2011 | Denver

Let's get the obvious out of the way first: nobody likes getting tickets from red light cameras. While cities such as Houston, which voted to turn th...

Iraq War Veteran Convicted Of First-Degree Murder

Posted 11.19.2011 | Denver

An Iraq War veteran was found guilty on Friday of murder in the first degree of his girlfriend Brittney Brashers, 22, but not guilty of soliciting the...

Judge Threatens Denver With Daily Fines In Police Brutality Suit

Posted 11.14.2011 | Denver

U.S District Judge John Kane has criticized the city of Denver for dragging its feet in turning over documents in an ongoing lawsuit related to Denver...

WATCH: 2 DPD Cops Fired For Vicious Beating, Get Jobs Back

Posted 11.07.2011 | Denver

Two Denver Police officers -- Devin Sparks and Randy Murr -- who were fired back in March over a vicious 2009 beating of 24-year-old Michael DeHerrera...

Denver Settles 'Indiscriminate Arrests' Lawsuit From DNC

Posted 10.16.2011 | Denver

The city of Denver has settled the 2008 ACLU lawsuit for $200,000 that accused Denver Police of indiscriminate arrests during the Democratic National ...

Denver Cop's DUIs Going Unpunished?

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.13.2011 | Denver

A second quarter report conducted by the agency that oversees Denver's police force is presenting strong evidence that off-duty officers are also off ...

UPDATE: Man Who Stabbed Puppy Threatened By Inmates

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 11.09.2011 | Denver

A five-month-old American Bulldog puppy named Diamond had to undergo three hours of surgery after her owner stabbed her in the face five times. UP...

Denver Police Brutality Settlements This Year Exceed $1 Million

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 01.17.2012 | Denver

Last night, Denver's police force settlements spilled over $1 million in payouts from the city this year alone. Denver's city council voted unanimo...

Three More Denver Police Officers Disciplined For Inappropriate Conduct

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.01.2011 | Denver

A Denver detective was fired and two officers have been suspended without pay for inappropriate conduct. The Denver Post first reported Wednesday ...

Denver Deputy Charged With Misdemeanor Assault, Harassment

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.25.2011 | Denver

A Denver Deputy Sheriff is facing misdemeanor assault and harassment charges after allegedly slapping a female DUI suspect in the Denver Detention Cen...

Denver Woman Helps Police Catch Con Men

The Denver Post | Posted 07.11.2011 | Denver

The three middle-age Chinese immigrants who approached Judy Gallenstein in a parking lot in early April needed help. Frightened and with no grasp o...

Plane Returns To Gate In Denver, Four Men Questioned

AP | Posted 06.22.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A United Airlines plane bound from Denver to California returned to the gate before takeoff after a man complained about three other pa...

Suspect In Kenia Monge Disappearance Has Creepy Past

Posted 06.20.2011 | Denver

Kenia Monge disappeared almost three weeks ago from nightclub 24K in Denver, and today suspect Travis Forbes is facing mounting suspicions as more lig...

Denver Cops Appeal Firing In Beating Case

Posted 06.05.2011 | Denver

Two Denver police officers who were recently fired in connection with an April, 2009 beating in LoDo are appealing their termination. Denver Manager ...

UPDATE: City Of Denver Settles In ACLU Suit Against DPD

Posted 12.06.2011 | Denver

Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado have filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging racial profiling and unlawful search and e...

Denver Police Asked To Cut Equivalent Of 100 Full-Time Jobs

CBS4 Denver | Brian Maass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (CBS4) -- Facing a bleak financial picture, Denver budget analysts have suggested the Denver Police Department, Fire Department and Sheriff's D...

Denver Fires Two More Officers

CBS4 Denver | Brian Maass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CBS4 has learned that the City of Denver has fired two veteran police officers accused of lying about a chase. Multiple sources tell CBS4 Investigator...

Police Chief: Fire Officer In DeHerrera Beating Incident

The Denver Post | Tom McGhee and Joey Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver Police Chief Gerry Whitman has recommended termination for Officer Devin Sparks, who was accused of using unnecessary force in the beating of a...

Denver Cabbies Enlisted To Help Fight Crime

Denver Daily | Peter Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Cab drivers in Denver are being hailed, but it's not for a ride. An estimated 1,200 cab drivers will voluntarily join a Taxies On Patrol program se...

No Punishment For Denver Cops Accused Of Beating Man

KDVR | Heidi Hemmat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The police beating caught on a security camera shocked viewers across the country, and the officers accused in the case won't face charges. ...

Fighting Homelessness At The Denver Police Department

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

When most people think of the Denver Police Department, the first thought that comes to mind is unlikely to be homeless outreach. But that's exactly ...

Denver Police Department Is Missing 22 Guns

CBS4 Denver | Brian Maass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An inventory of Denver Police Department firearms shows that some 22 guns belonging to the department are unaccounted for and are now listed as "lost ...