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Aurora police officer beat man 13 times with pistol, choked him during arrest, body camera footage shows

An Aurora police officer beat an unarmed man with a pistol 13 times, choked him and threatened to kill him while responding to a trespassing call in Aurora last week, body camera footage shows ...
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Colorado unclaimed property website blocked John Elway, governors and politicians from searching their names

Colorado’s state-managed unclaimed property website, also known as The Great Colorado Payback, blocked nearly 100 Coloradans’ names from being searched for an undetermined amount of time ...
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Colorado’s health department argues it can’t be sued in whistleblower lawsuit tied to botched HIV program

A former high-level state epidemiologist — who was fired last June amid the COVID-19 pandemic — is going to court for a hearing that will determine if his whistleblower lawsuit against state health officials can move forward ...
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Judge bars Greeley police officer body cam video release to public despite new law

A Weld County judge has granted a police officer’s request to prevent the release of body cam evidence before his trial ...
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Hutchins: Newsrooms could strive for more complete ‘crime’ stories. Or not do them at all.

Fallout from a bungled arrest of a Hispanic man in Westminster earlier this summer offers an opportunity for news organizations to reconsider the ways they typically report incidents publicized by police ...
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Attorney faces contempt hearing for releasing body cam video

The decision by attorney Sarah Schielke to release body camera video from two Idaho Springs police officers could leave her facing a contempt charge ...
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Body cam shows Colorado police officer use Taser on 75-year-old man, place knee on his neck

An Idaho Springs police officer issued no warnings to a 75-year-old man before shocking him with a Taser and later placing his knee on the unconscious man’s neck, newly released body camera footage of the incident shows ...
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Woman attacked reporter in Colorado state Capitol press room

On July 20, a woman who identified herself as homeless physically attacked Colorado Politics reporter Pat Poblete in the press room of the Colorado State Capitol simply because he is a journalist ...
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Wiggins and McIntyre: Time for body camera footage to be released

Footage from Suppeland’s body-worn camera likely would answer some or all of these questions. We’ve formally requested the footage, both from Chief Wood and the 7th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, whose Critical Incident Investigative Team is still investigating the incident. Neither has complied with our request. That’s not serving the public interest ...
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Weld County prosecutor declines to clear officer who turned off body camera

The district attorney in Weld County has declined to clear a Fort Lupton officer of wrongdoing in a shooting because the officer won’t comply with the investigation and hasn’t explained why he turned off his body camera before firing ...
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