Photos, videos, and articles that include Denver Justice Project’s campaigns, work, or activities.
District Attorney Accountability/Awareness Media and articles from DJP’s initial campaign to recall DA Mitch Morrissey and the following efforts to bring attention to the 2016 Denver DA race.
Denver events mark Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, The Denver Post
Five Ways to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Denver, Westword
Thousands demand DA Morrissey stop making Moses-EL “a slave” to the justice system, The Colorado Independent
McCann wins big in Denver DA’s race, The Colorado Independent
Mitch Morrissey leaves his fingerprint, The Colorado Independent Videos:
Denver DA Forum on MLK Day 2016 hosted by DJP (full coverage at
) Unicorn Riot
Office of the Independent Monitor/Amendment 2B Media and articles from the effort to add the Office of the Independent Monitor to the Denver City Charter.
Denver City Council considering move to strengthen police watchdog, Denver Post
Move to strengthen Denver’s police accountability office moves past first hurdle, The Colorado Independent
Denver’s independent safety monitor insulated from political whims, The Colorado Independent
Proposal to Put Independent Monitor’s Office in Denver Charter Makes Ballot, Westword
Denver Question 2B: What you need to know about the Office of the Independent Monitor, The Colorado Independent
LOOK: Our favorite photos of the year, (Alex Landau of DJP featured from City Council rally) Denverite
Denver Justice Project members, along with individuals from the community and representatives from SURJ Denver, the ACLU, and Colorado Latino Forum testified at city council to put the issue of including the Office of the Independent Monitor in the Denver City Charter on the November 2016 ballot.
Rally at the city council meeting before testifying to get Amendment 2B on the November ballot (full coverage at
) Unicorn Riot
Data Collection/Racial Data in Policing Articles related to Denver Justice Project’s work to make Denver Police collect data on race and policing.
Denver police to collect racial data on contacts, The Boston Globe
Community groups to Denver Police: Count Latinos in new accountability effort, The Colorado Independent
The value of Denver police collecting racial data, The Denver Post
After protest, Broncos LB Brandon Marshall meets with DPD chief, (Roshan of DJP speaking about racial data collection included) 9News
Use of Force Policy/Police Accountability Media and articles related to Denver’s use of force policy and police accountability.
Police supporters and protesters face off at rally in downtown Denver, The Denver Post
Experts give mixed reviews to Denver Police Department’s proposed use-of-force policy, The Denver Post
What’s “reasonable” use of force? Denver Justice Project wants DPD to define it, Denverite
Six Changes Activists Want Made in Denver Police’s Use-of-Force Draft Policy, Westword
Denver police listen to community’s input during first public airing of new use-of-force policy, The Denver Post
Activist say video shows DPD using excessive force on an unarmed homeless man, Denver7
Council members question proposed changes to DPD use-of-force policy, 9News
Religious, community groups join call for criminal justice reform in Denver, The Denver Post
1000 call for police reform, accountability at community meeting, The Denver Post
Miscellaneous Other media and articles from DJP campaigns and activities.
Protesters gather outside of the GEO private immigration detention facility, Denverite
DPS is mum about bigoted posts by East High students. Watchdogs say the district “normalizes” culture of racism, The Colorado Independent
Unity to protect human rights, Daily Camera
The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center hosts the forum, Human Rights in the Age of Trump. Vinnie from DJP spoke on the panel.