Last week the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department (CUPD) issued a statement notifying that they had fired Officer Drew Matthews.
Humanizing the People Police Kill
On the day Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd, local law enforcement in my hometown killed my nephew’s father. His name was Jose Flores.
Ari Armstrong: Getting to Real Police Accountability
“Officers never had, nor did they ever attempt to articulate, any reasonable suspicion that McClain may have engaged in, or sought to engage in, any criminal activity.” That’s what I wrote last July about the police killing of Elijah McClain in Aurora. A newly released independent investigation agrees.
Denver Police Use Tear Gas, Pepper Bullets in Clash With Protesters at Colo Capitol
A Denver protest of the killing of Minnesota resident George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers included numerous incidents of violence Thursday evening. Although most of the several hundred attendees left before dark, the conflict continued into the night. Eventually officers deployed tear gas canisters and pepper bullets on smaller but vocal and sometimes antagonistic groups remaining near Civic Center Park.