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Latest News & Events

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Oct 07, 2015

Denver Sheriff Progress Update

"Over the past month we have devoted a considerable amount of effort to the creation of implementation action plans for the 400+ recommendations received during the reform effort"

Sep 27, 2015

Deputy passes away after motorcycle accident

The Denver Sheriff Department is deeply saddened at the passing of Deputy Anthony Petranilli. He was severely injured in a motorcycle accident last Thursday afternoon.

Sep 03, 2015

Denver Highlights Sheriff Department Reform

Honors Commitment to Keep Community Apprised
Executive Director of Public Safety Stephanie Y. O’Malley today released a comprehensive summary of the City’s work over the last 30 days to reform the Sheriff Department.

Aug 03, 2015

Denver Provides Update on Sheriff Department Reform

Executive Director of Public Safety Stephanie Y. O’Malley today provided an update on the City’s work to reform the Sheriff Department, outlining the efforts that have transpired in the last 30 days. “Reviewing, prioritizing and implementing the 400+ recommendations received during the reform effort is a significant endeavor that will take time to complete in a responsible manner,” said Executive Director O’Malley. “Recommendations suggest the outcomes that need to be achieved. Implementing recommendations requires measured thought and strategies.”

May 21, 2015

Denver Releases Independent Recommendations to Reform the Sheriff Department

Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Executive Director of Public Safety Stephanie O’Malley and Sheriff Elias Diggins today joined members of the independent assessment team to release its comprehensive report for reform of the Denver Sheriff Department, and to launch the search for Denver’s next Sheriff.

May 14, 2015

HIV-positive inmates to be given medication when they are released

Inmates in Denver jails who are HIV-positive will be supplied with antiretroviral drugs by the state government, as part of a new program which will ensure people don’t run out of medication when they are released from jail.

May 13, 2015

People of DSD: Food Manager Sean Glenn

They say food in jail is awful. Think bland oatmeal, dry bologna and stale bread rolls. But at the Denver Sheriff Department, the food served to inmates is both tasty and nutritious. That’s because the head of the kitchens is no ordinary cook.

Apr 27, 2015

People of DSD: Anthony Madrid

Deputy Sheriff Anthony Madrid has been awarded Denver County Deputy Sheriff Of The Year for 2014, by the Denver Elks Lodge. He was selected by Sheriff Diggins for the award due to his outstanding dedication and commitment to the Denver Sheriff Department.

Apr 27, 2015

People of DSD: Tony Gehring

Tony Gehring has been named Employ of the Quarter. Tony Gehring demonstrated a spirit that is consistent with the guiding principles of the department and met all challenges with excellence while managing over 22 projects within TMU.

Apr 27, 2015

People of DSD: Melissa Barbash

Melissa Barbash, a diversion officer at the County Jail, remembers one of the women she case-managed all too well.

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