Violence

Aurora homicides up 53% compared to last year; no easy explanation for rise in violence
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In the first seven months of 2020, more people have been killed in homicides in Aurora than in all of 2018. Twenty-three people have been killed in the city so far this year — up 53% from the 15 people killed in the same time period last year and more than the 18 people killed […]

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The Mark of Violence
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The mind, body and heart (used here to represent our emotions) are intrinsically linked; each feeding back, informing and influencing the other aspects of our selves. Exposure to violence, or even the threat or feeling of it, results in changes to our physiology and psychology. In the short-term; fight or flight processes widely affect the […]

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Sudden Violence
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I don’t know the attribution for the following quote, but it applies perfectly to our course: “You can’t hide what you don’t know in here.” The Sudden Violence course is genderless. Female students are not partnered exclusively with other women. Instead, they’re expected to perform to an acceptable standard regardless of who their training partner […]

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Idaho Springs mayor arrested as suspect in domestic violence case
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The mayor of Idaho Springs was arrested Friday as part of a domestic violence investigation. Related Articles Kafer: Colorado’s coronavirus response brought the hammer, but there’s a better way Nanda: Twenty-five years after declaring “women’s rights are human rights,” there’s still much to do Trapped with an abuser: Colorado service providers prepare for wave of […]

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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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Arvada police shoot and kill man Friday morning during domestic violence investigation
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Arvada police shot and killed a man during a domestic violence investigation early Friday morning but no officers were injured, a police spokesman said. “There was one deceased person,” said David Snelling, Arvada police spokesman. Police shot the suspect inside an apartment at 5:08 a.m. in the area of 53rd Avenue and Everett Street, Snelling […]

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Westminster domestic violence suspect captured in Texas, held on suspicion of first-degree murder
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James Arthur Naulls Jr. A suspect in a Westminster domestic violence homicide was captured Tuesday in Houston where he is being held without bond on suspicion of first-degree murder. Westminster police and the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force began their search for James Arthur Naulls, Jr., 30, in early February. He was wanted […]

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Victim in alleged Westminster domestic violence case dies at hospital
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The victim in a Westminster domestic violence case has died at a local hospital and police continue to search for her ex-husband who allegedly beat and strangled her. James Arthur Naulls Jr., 30, is wanted in connection to the death of 33-year-old Yasmin Usama Dahabreh, according to police. On Friday, police received a 911 “medical […]

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Mothers, Community Plead For Violence To Stop Following Deaths Of 3 Teens
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DENVER (CBS4) – Three teens have been killed by gun violence in Denver in less than two months. Now those grieving families and community members are working together to try to find a way to stop the violence. (credit: CBS) The first shooting took the life of 14-year-old Aiden Lawrence in August. Aiden Lawrence (credit: […]

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Denver DA hires investigator to make sure domestic violence offenders turn over guns
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A new investigator with the Denver District Attorney’s Office spends his days scanning police reports, listening to 911 calls and digging into social media profiles in search of evidence that a domestic violence suspect has a gun. If he finds a mention of a firearm — or a profile picture of the suspect holding a […]

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Colorado Families Pray For Children Returning To School After Recent Youth Violence
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DENVER (CBS4) – The recent rash of gun violence in Denver and surrounding areas has parents on edge as children are returning to school after winter break. On Sunday evening, community members gathered in Montbello to pray for their kids’ safety and healing. (credit: CBS) The “Saving Our Neighborhood Community Prayer” is hosted every year […]

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Summit County domestic violence victims climb by 33% in 2018
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and for Summit County, a reckoning is at hand. The county is seeing a continuing rise in domestic violence intake, with a dramatic 33% increase in victims who sought help from the county’s local victim advocates program between 2017 and 2018. Sexual assault, domestic violence resources Denver Sexual Assault […]

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Longtime Denver police sergeant disciplined for joking “there wouldn’t be as much domestic violence incidents if women got dinner on the table on time”
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A Denver police sergeant will lose four days of pay for making inappropriate jokes about domestic violence, using derogatory terms for liberals and doubting the story of an alleged victim of attempted sexual assault. Sgt. Ronald Kelly faced an internal affairs investigation after a co-worker reported comments he made over a period of months, including […]

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Mark Rypien, former NFL star and uncle of Broncos QB Brett Rypien, arrested on domestic violence charge
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Police in Spokane, Washington, have charged former Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence over an incident Sunday involving his wife, Danielle. As told by KHQ-TV, which has video of Rypien being handcuffed and placed in a police car, police responded to a Spokane intersection on Sunday evening to find Rypien standing in a […]

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