Right now, the sheriff is appointed by the mayor.
Thirty-six people in the United States have died after using kratom, a largely unregulated drug sold in shops around Denver, according to the federal government. A young man in Boulder may be among them.
Inmates in Denver jails see their family only through video calls — the independent monitor wants that to change
Independent Monitor Nicholas Mitchell says the Denver Sheriff Department should restore in-person visitation before finalizing a contract for new technology.
Businesses in Denver will once again be allowed to sell kratom, a plant-based drug that the city had banned last month.
It's a step that is both vital and not enough, speakers told the Denver City Council Monday before the council voted to place the amendment on the ballot.
The amendment would put the independent monitor on the same legal footing as the police and fire departments it oversees.