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NATIONAL FIRST RESPONDERS DAY – October 28

National First Responders Day on October 28 recognizes the heroic men and women who make it their business to take immediate action when disaster strikes. Not sure what a first responder does? Just think about 9/11 for a moment. Firefighters, police, paramedics, and more — rushing into Lower Manhattan. Whether you’ve had your own emergency

LODD: Colo. LEO killed in head-on crash by suspected…

Det. Curt Holland and a civilian were killed in the three-vehicle crash Duty Death: Curt Holland – [Commerce City, Colorado] End of Service: 10/16/2020 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A three-vehicle crash Friday evening in Commerce City left two people dead and one with life-threatening injuries. According to the State Patrol, the incident happened as follows: A

Four injured in three separate shootings in Denver overnight-One…

A person was shot in the face during an alleged road rage incident on Interstate 25 early Sunday morning — one of four people injured in three shootings in a five-hour period. Denver police responded to the first shooting of the overnight period about 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the area of East 33rd Avenue and

Two former Denver council members say ballot measures 2E,…

Two former Denver City Council members Elbra Wedgeworth and Jeanne Faatz have come out in staunch opposition of Denver ballot measures 2E and 2G, which are designed to strengthen the power of the city’s legislative branch. Ballot Measure 2E is led by Councilwomen Amanda Sawyer and Candi CdeBaca and would give the 13-member council the authority

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to Host “Weekend…

The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum will present a two-day “Weekend of Remembrance” this weekend. The Weekend of Remembrance includes a memorial service and live reading of the names of 135 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2019, plus the names of 172 officers who died in previous years

Councilwoman CdeBaca discusses police-protester confrontation after more body camera…

DENVER — Through an open records request, Denver7 has received copies of police body camera video showing more of what took place during a confrontation between police and a group of people protesting a homeless cleanup on Aug. 19. Denver police were overseeing the cleanup near 29th and Glenarm when protesters began gathering. One of those protesters

Campaign finance complaint filed against Denver Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca

Denver City Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca’s campaign violated election finance laws last year when vying for District 9, a seat she won in a runoff election against the well-funded, two-term incumbent Albus Brooks. According to campaign finance records, the contributions of more than a dozen individual donors — including her candidate committee treasurer and her wife

“I am concerned about excited delirium….” Minneapolis Officer describing…

The recent release of court documents and body-cam footage surrounding George Floyd’s death predictably thrust Excited Delirium Syndrome (ExD) back into the news. Following George Floyd’s death, media outlets had already begun to revive the false, anti-police narrative that ExD is nothing more than “pseudo-science,” invented to absolve officers from excessive force. Now, the Brookings Institute,

Denver shouldn’t disband or defund its police department

With Austin poised to cut its police budget by a stunning one-third, the Texas city joins a list that includes New York, Seattle and San Francisco where law enforcement budgets have been trimmed in response to the racial justice movement. Denver has so far resisted the defunding trend, partly because of Mayor Michael Hancock’s forceful