Officials say it is too early to tell if this spike in shootings will continue further into 2019 or if it is just an anomaly. Regardless, mental health crisis training for officers will be key.
Rape, murder, and aggravated assaults were all slightly up last year. But car thefts spiked 20 percent.
- Colorado police officers are allowed to work even if they have guilty felony pleas. But it appears change could be coming.Read more
It’s been a tough month for peace officers in this state; two have died in the line of duty and nearly a dozen have been injured.
Unlike some of the earlier police bills, more recent legislation doesn't have bipartisan support.
The bills proposed by Democratic representatives would address a series of concerns including police use of body cameras and restraint holds.
Colorado’s police officers are wary after a gunman killed two police officers in New York City over the weekend.