Aurora vows to continue police reforms, asks public to report misconduct
IntegrAssure CEO Jeff Schlanger is flanked by Reid Hettich and Omar Montgomery, who will lead a community advisory council..AuroraTV. (Denver, Colo.) Aurora's independent monitor asked residents to notify him about police misconduct during a town hall meeting.
Aurora Police Chief fired; acting chief named
City Manager Jim Twombly, left, and Aurora Police Chief Vanessa Wilson attend a July 27 news conference.Photo by Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images. (Aurora, Colo.) Aurora City Manager Jim Twombly announced Wednesday he’d fired Police Chief Vanessa Wilson. Twombly said he made his decision because Wilson demonstrated a lack of urgency in resolving department issues including records management.
Advocates for unhoused, people of color quiz Denver monitor finalists
Protest engulfs Denver's downtown in summer 2020.Colin Lloyd/Unsplash. (Denver, Colo.) Advocates for Denver's marginalized communities got a chance Thursday to question candidates for the city's police oversight chief job.
Denver revises gun law, allows gas masks at protests
Riots erupt in the streets of Denver.Colin Lloyd/Unsplash. (Denver, Colo.) The Denver City Council changed a gun bill Monday to allow items not considered weapons at protests. Language in a provision in Denver's initial ghost gun bill could have been interpreted to outlaw protective equipment at demonstrations.