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Oct. 23, 2019: There’s A New Sheriff In Town; National Nod For Local Author

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30min 19sec
Denver Sheriff Department
Fran Gomez is sworn in as intermin Denver Sheriff on Oct. 15, 2019.

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Fran Gomez is the first woman to be named Denver Sheriff. She has the job on an interim basis but has a vision to overcome the department’s challenges. Then, a local author who thought she'd never be published is nominated for a National Book Award. Also, the legacy of Major General Maurice Rose. Plus, marriage in the zombie apocalypse.