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Lawsuit claims Colorado Springs police officer retaliated against man who gave him the finger
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A lawsuit claims that a Colorado Springs police officer arrested and roughed up a man and initiated a sham prosecution of him for making an obscene gesture and filming the officer. Michael Sexton filed the civil rights lawsuit against Officer Matthew Anderson and the city of Colorado Springs on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in […]

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Colorado corrections officer arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting 14-year-old
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A 31-year-old Colorado Department of Corrections officer was arrested Friday in Fountain in connection with a sexual assault on a 14-year-old. Related Articles Shambhala didn’t pressure Boulder family to keep sexual-assault allegations quiet, investigation finds Hundreds of accused clergy left off Catholic Church’s sex abuse lists Aurora babysitter arrested on suspicion of sexual assault Grand […]

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Aurora deputy chief who responded to drunken officer says he is retiring
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Citing a recent change in “circumstances,” the man who was set to become interim chief of the Aurora Police Department in less than a week has announced he does not want the job and will retire in three months. The announcement comes after Paul O’Keefe, a longtime department veteran and current deputy police chief, was the first […]

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Charges filed against man accused of shooting Fort Lupton officer in the face
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A 19-year-old accused of shooting a Fort Lupton police officer in the face faces six charges, including attempted first-degree murder, according to a 19th Judicial District Attorney’s Office news release. Matthew Cotter is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault, two counts of first-degree assault on a peace officer […]

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Officer Shot At In Aurora; Police Offer $2,000 Reward
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AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Denver police launched their helicopter overnight to search for the person who fired a shot at an Aurora officer. The officer was responding to a crash near East Colfax Avenue and North Moline Street around midnight. The officer was wearing his uniform and driving a marked patrol car. “After being on […]

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Former Aurora police officer pleads guilty to stealing thousands from department charity funds
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A former Aurora police officer has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from two department charities, including a fund for orphans. Roland Thomas Albert, 39, pleaded guilty on Monday to theft between $20,000 and $100,000 before Arapahoe District Judge Ben Leutwyler, according to court records. Prosecutors charged Albert with stealing about $80,000 from the […]

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Denver police officer not guilty of assault charges for beating teen with metal baton
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A Denver police sergeant charged with assaulting a teenager was found not guilty Wednesday by a Denver jury. Denver Police Department, supplied Joseph Rodarte Sgt. Joseph Rodarte faced two charges of second-degree assault for using a metal baton to beat an unarmed teen who attempted to run from police. The teen suffered a broken leg, […]

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Boulder County grand jury clears police officer in fatal Longmont shooting
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A Colorado grand jury has cleared a police officer in the fatal shooting of a man who threatened police and residents. KUSA-TV reports a Boulder County grand jury found no probable cause to charge Longmont Officer Michael Kimbley with second-degree murder in the death of 34-year-old Jesus Ramos. The grand jury report says Ramos called […]

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Man pleads not guilty to shooting Colorado Springs police officer
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Denver7 Karrar Noaman Al Khammasi COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man who came to the United States as an Iraqi refugee has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of a Colorado Springs police officer in August 2018. Karrar Noaman Al Khammasi entered his plea Friday, about a month after a judge ruled he was […]

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Denver police identify man shot Saturday night by an officer in Highland
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A 37-year-old man shot Saturday night by Denver police remains in critical condition with life-threatening injuries, police said during a Thursday afternoon news conference. Police identified the man as Juan Carlos Macias. On Saturday night, two women separately called police to report that a man in Highland was following them and harassing them, police said. […]

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Off-duty Aurora officer arrested for DUI in Castle Rock, affidavit says
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An off-duty Aurora police officer was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, careless driving and failing to report an accident, according to court documents obtained by Denver7 Tuesday. Joshua Teeples, 31, was arrested the afternoon of Aug. 21 after a report of a hit-and-run crash in Castle Rock. The suspect was handcuffed at […]

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Westminster officer justified in fatal shooting of man who attacked him, investigators rule
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A Westminster officer who shot and killed a man who attacked him in April will not face criminal charges, according to investigators. Kevin Beasley Jr., who was 23 at the time of the incident, was shot by Officer Richard Fletcher, who was responding to a 911 call on April 26 in the 11500 block of […]

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Aurora officer who fatally shot machete-wielding man cleared of criminal charges
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An Aurora officer who shot and killed a machete-wielding man has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing. On March 4, officer Justin Henderson shot 22-year-old Shamikle Jackson three times inside an apartment at 2210 Dallas St., according to a summary of the shooting addressed to Chief Nick Metz on Tuesday and signed by Adams County District […]

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Boulder police officer who arrested black man filming now named in excessive force lawsuit
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The Boulder police officer whose arrest of a black man filming an interaction between homeless people and officers is the subject of an independent review has now been named in an excessive force lawsuit by a woman who said the officer shoved her while she was filming an arrest in 2018. Officer Waylon Lolotai Officer […]

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