John Smyly resigned his police role on May 9 but will remain an employee through February without performing any work.
Police Body Cameras
- The Denver Police Department will get more than $130,000.Read more
Colorado Springs' new body camera program launched this week. But transparency advocates say their footage-release policy is "overly restrictive."
At lawmakers' request, a diverse group recommends when cameras should be turned on and off, and when the public should know about a recording.
- Officers should turn off cameras when interacting with victims or confidential informants, say the new recommendations.Read more
- The takeaway for Colorado: camera-specific legislation here is lagging behind many other states.Read more
- The department is expected to complete a body camera policy this month as well as choose what type of camera the 471 officers will use.Read more
- Greenwood Village Police Chief John Jackson says more needs to be done to gain community trust.Read more
- Members of the Denver Police Protective Association said Wednesday that they don't oppose the cameras but want to be included in decisions about how they should be used.Read more
- Sergeant James Sokolik with department's Internal Affairs says the policy should be finalized on Jan. 1.Read more