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Lakewood police take suspect who was armed, barricaded into custody
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Lakewood police asked residents near the intersection of West 32nd Avenue and Routt Street to shelter in place Sunday morning while the SWAT team responded to a barricaded suspect inside a home. The suspect was later taken into custody, according to a 12:30 p.m. Lakewood police tweet. Photo via Lakewood Police Ryan Primeaux Lakewood police […]

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Thornton Police Find Illegal Marijuana Grow In Home Of Missing Family
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THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Police are investigating after a Thornton family did not return home on Monday, leaving behind their 5-year-old child. Officers were notified of the family’s disappearance on Tuesday evening. Investigators said Liu Nei Li and Zaiqiao Feng told their 5-year-old that they were going to the grocery store Monday with their infant daughter, […]

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Weld County sheriff warns residents about police impersonator
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The Weld County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday warned residents about a police impersonator who has been pulling vehicles over throughout the county. Investigators believe the impersonator, described as a heavy-set white man with light hair, may be driving a black Dodge Charger with emergency lights on the dashboard and may be wearing dark clothing intended […]

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Police impersonator in Aurora conducts traffic stop, questions woman about violating coronavirus rules
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A man posing as a police officer in a car with emergency lights pulled over a female driver in Aurora Wednesday and questioned her about violating COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. Police determined the person who made the Wednesday night traffic stop was not an Aurora or Denver police officer, according to an Aurora Police Department news […]

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Federal prosecutors find no civil rights violations in Colorado Springs police shooting of De’Von Bailey
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Federal prosecutors found that Colorado Springs police officers did not criminally violate De’Von Bailey‘s civil rights when they fatally shot the 19-year-old in the back, the office of the U.S. Attorney for Colorado announced Friday. The FBI investigated the shooting and sent its findings to the prosecutors’ office, which found the officers did not willfully […]

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No charges against Firestone police officer who shot woman at hotel
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A Firestone police officer who shot and wounded a woman at a Weld County hotel will not face criminal charges. Weld District Attorney Michael Rourke determined the officer was justified in shooting Sarah Jesser on Feb.13 at an Econo Lodge near Interstate 25 in Weld County because she opened fire on them, according to a […]

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Grand Junction police shoot, kill man who appeared to be armed
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Grand Junction police on Tuesday night killed a man who brandished a gun and a knife in front of young people playing basketball at Orchard Mesa Middle School. Officers reported the man appeared to be holding a gun when they shot him, but investigators have not confirmed whether the man was armed when he was […]

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Aurora police officer cited for suspected DUI after crashing into tree
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An Aurora police officer was cited early Tuesday morning for allegedly drunk driving and crashing into a tree in a Colorado Springs neighborhood. Officer Jaired Dozier was injured in the crash and transported to a hospital, according to a Colorado Springs police blotter. A doorbell camera captured Dozier’s car speeding about 1:23 a.m. before it […]

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Denver, Aurora police no longer sending officers to low-level crimes to minimize spread of coronavirus
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Denver and Aurora police will no longer send an officer to take reports on low-level incidents in an effort to protect their staff from the new coronavirus. Both departments are encouraging people to report crimes online if they don’t require an immediate response and if no one is in danger. The departments can then follow […]

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Greenwood Village family whose house was destroyed by police takes case to U.S. Supreme Court
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The nation’s highest court could decide whether a Greenwood Village family should be compensated by the city after a SWAT team blasted holes in their house’s walls while looking for a shoplifting suspect who hid there and fired at police. Leo Lech’s family on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case after […]

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Denver police officers could return to work, receive 10 years of back pay after being fired for beating man
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Two Denver police officers fired more than a decade ago for beating a man will get their jobs back and the city could pay them tens of thousands of dollars in back pay after a decision Monday by the Colorado Supreme Court. The Supreme Court decided that it wouldn’t take the case, leaving in place […]

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Fountain police ID officer who shot suspected car thief
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A Fountain police officer who shot and wounded an alleged car thief, who is suspected of firing a gun at officers, has been identified. Sgt. Stephen Williams, who has been with the Fountain police since Aug. 20, 2013, shot the suspect Monday in a residential area on High Point Lane, according to a news release. […]

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Longmont police chief announces retirement after quarter century of service
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After a lengthy tenure with the Longmont Police Department, Chief Michael Butler announced this week that he will be retiring in May. Butler began his career in law enforcement with the Boulder Police Department. In 1994, he was selected as chief of the Longmont Police Department. For the last 11 years, he has served as […]

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Denver Police Search For Wayne Vigil, Wanted For Robbery, Domestic Violence
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DENVER (CBS4)– Police in Denver are searching for Wayne Vigil, wanted for robbery, criminal trespass and domestic violence. Anyone who can help find him could be eligible for $2,000. Do you know where Wayne Vigil is, #Denver? Vigil is wanted for robbery, criminal trespass and domestic violence. If you can help investigators locate him, call […]

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