Records show Colorado’s first ‘failure to intervene’ case led to $300,000 settlement

9NEWS: Police are required to police the police.

Colorado law now requires law enforcement officers to stop other officers from using excessive force, or report it after it happens.

Otherwise, it is a crime.

The “failure to intervene” part of the state’s police accountability laws has been used to charge law enforcement officers in Loveland and Aurora, for high profile incidents.

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