Denver Police Department
Will Filming Bad Cops Really Make Them Behave Better?
In Colorado, the state legislature and ACLU chapter have pioneered legislation and new technology to expand citizens' ability to film cops. But will that lead to fewer brutality incidents?
Reports Suggest Body Cameras Are Only Effective When Cops Can’t Turn Them Off
Incidents where body cameras were either switched off or manipulated highlight oversight issues as police departments across the US adopt the technology.
Did Denver Police Really Shoot Jessie Hernandez Out of Self-Defense?
Cops initially said the 17-year-old was threatening them with a moving car, but the trajectory of the bullets that killed her raise new questions.
When Is It OK for Cops to Shoot a Moving Car?
Is a cop feeling threatened a good enough reason for them to open fire on a moving vehicle?
Denver Police Attempted to Delete Video of Cop Pummeling Unarmed Drug Suspect, Tripping Pregnant Woman
The bystander recording the incident said that police officers threatened to arrest him and seized his device without a warrant.
The Problem with Massive Cash Payments from Police Departments
When people win brutality cases against police departments they get paid off, which is good for them but the process erodes trust in the police and doesn't seem to prevent further abuses.