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Mar 08, 2016
DENVER – Executive Director of Public Safety Stephanie Y. O’Malley today provided an update on the City’s continued work to implement meaningful reform within the Sheriff Department. “We continue to make strides regarding reform implementation thanks to the multitude of Sheriff Department employees, city employees, community members and stakeholders who have willingly given their time to help develop implementation plans and support the overall reform effort,” said Executive Director O’Malley. “This commitment is another example of how Denver comes together as a team to ensure its public facilities employ the best practices and procedures.”
Feb 12, 2016
DENVER, CO – The Denver Sheriff Department today AGAIN warned people to be on alert for a caller claiming to be a sheriff officer asking for money, following a fresh round of people being scammed.
Feb 09, 2016
DENVER, CO – High-risk inmates being released from the Denver Sheriff Department with a history of opioid dependence are being provided Narcan rescue kits, as part of a new effort to reduce drug overdose deaths across Denver.
Jan 29, 2016
DENVER, CO – Sheriff Patrick Firman today announced a major restructure of the Denver Sheriff Department, focusing on the best interests of the people the department employs, serves and houses. Beginning February 1, the DSD will be organized around two newly created divisions, Operations and Administration, which reflects the two main functions of the department and departs from the previous facilities-based structure.
Jan 11, 2016
DENVER, CO – Today the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner completed its autopsy report in the Michael Marshall case. Mr. Marshall was an inmate who died at the Downtown Detention Center on Nov. 11, 2015.
Dec 11, 2015
DENVER – Executive Director of Public Safety Stephanie Y. O’Malley today provided an update on the City’s continued effort to implement reform within the Sheriff Department. “Considerable work has transpired over the past few months to create implementation plans for the 400+ recommendations received during the reform endeavor, and to develop an over-arching master implementation plan,” said Executive Director O’Malley. “Recently, steps have been taken to establish a framework that will ensure those plans, and their related deadlines, are adhered to. A compliance project manager has been hired and a compliance plan is currently under development.”
Dec 08, 2015
A 54-year-old inmate housed in the Downtown Detention Center (DDC), who was being treated for a terminal disease was found unresponsive and later passed away.
Nov 05, 2015
DENVER – Executive Director of Public Safety Stephanie Y. O’Malley today provided an update on the City’s continued work over the past 30 days to implement reform within the Sheriff Department. “In addition to the important, ongoing creation of action plans for each reform recommendation, attention has been paid to the development of a master implementation plan,” said Executive Director O’Malley. “The master plan will help us minimize overlap amongst the Implementation Action Teams’ work, inform the timing of activities across the reform effort, and guide the remainder of the implementation process.”
Oct 16, 2015
DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock today appointed Patrick Firman as the next Sheriff for the City and County of Denver. Firman will lead a department undergoing an extensive reform process, and will work alongside the Implementation Team led by Executive Director of Safety Stephanie O’Malley to effect the recommendations provided in the comprehensive report for reform of the Denver Sheriff Department.
Oct 09, 2015
The Denver Sheriff Department today warned local residents to be on alert for callers claiming to be sheriff officers asking for money. The department never calls anyone asking for money