The timing was a coincidence, but the stakes have never been higher.
Some Denverites can now call 911 to get help from a mental health professional and paramedic instead of police in an emergency
After years of community pressure for police reform, the city was primed for protest.
The Denver Police Department is rolling out a program in which unarmed first-responder teams of paramedics and mental health professionals will start handling some low-level 911 calls that police would otherwise respond to.
A Denver Sheriff’s deputy has been fired after the department determined she ignored an inmate having seizures and took no responsibility.
To ensure accountability and transparency of law enforcement officers who, unlike any other city employee, have the legal right to kill members of our community, Denver’s civilian, independent police oversight …
Denverites Must Have a Meaningful Role in Choosing New DPD Chief
DENVER— On May 1, 2018, organizers with the Denver Justice Project (DJP) and Black Lives Matter 5280 (BLM5280) launched BlackBailOut.org and introduced the Black Mamas Bail Out, a bold collaborative …
Community still searching for answers and real accountability in Jessie’s death
DENVER — The Denver Justice Project (DJP) joins other community groups in calling for an overhaul of the community input process for the Denver Police Department’s new use of force …
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