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Former gang member appointed to Denver's crime prevention commission

A former gang member and Denver native has been appointed by Mayor Michael Hancock to serve on Denver’s Crime Prevention and Control Commission. Leo Alirez, from the Denver Inner City Parish, … more

Celebrating Arbor Day

What does it mean to be a Tree City USA? The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City USA program began in 1976. Since then, more than 3,400 communities across the U.S. have become a Tree City. In Colorado, … more

Watchdog blasts Denver sheriff's response to inmate's death

The Denver Sheriff's Department mishandled an investigation into the 2015 death of a man restrained by deputies at the jail and must change its disciplinary and investigative process, a law … more

Colorado lawmakers take opposition to sanctuary cities to White House

Four Colorado Republican lawmakers on March 8 brought their ideas to the White House on punishing so-called sanctuary cities, hoping to build on the Trump administration's lawsuit challenging … more

Officers learn how to de-escalate situations involving mental illness

Jeff Santelli, a retired Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy who now works as a CIT trainer, suggested that CIT should be a specialized presence in law enforcement, likening it to SWAT teams. Just like SWAT officers, CIT officers require a specific skillset, Santelli said. “It’s actually a very similar analogy to CIT,” he said. “It’s a specialized training of communication and not everybody is the best communicator.” more

Highlands Ranch prepares for another winter cultural series

For many people, winter is a time to stay inside and burrow into one’s blanket and couch. But for those looking to share a love of the arts with fellow appreciators, the Highlands Ranch Community … more
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