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Dec 15, 2016

Sheriff Firman's Letter to City Council

Sheriff Patrick Firman sends thank you letter to Denver City Council, providing an overview of some of the significant milestones met by the Denver Sheriff Department over the past year as part of the department's reform program.

Jun 16, 2016

Focus of New Deputy Sheriff Use of Force Policy is De-escalation

DENVER, CO – The City and County of Denver today announced the release of a new use of force policy for the Denver Sheriff Department (DSD) that emphasizes the need for deputies to de-escalate situations as an alternative to using force, when reasonably possible, and clarifies the policy standard defining circumstances when force may be used.

Mar 08, 2016

Denver Provides Update on Sheriff Department Reform

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.

Jan 29, 2016

Sheriff Department Reorganized to Best Serve Staff, Community, Inmates

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.