This past June, the DPS school board passed a resolution eliminating the use of handcuffs in elementary schools; the only exception is “if the student is openly displaying a deadly weapon,” according to the resolution. This piece addresses alternatives to handcuff use, including de-escalation training DPS staff undergo.
Passengers returning from the July 3 Rockies game on RTD’s A-line train witnessed the second accidental train-pedestrian fatality at Central Park Station.
Each summer, about 75 youth put out fires, cut up a car wreck, use an ax, climb ladders, and learn valuable CPR and first aid skills in a free three-day camp put on by the Denver Fire Department.
Station 39, a nearly 13,000-square foot, $9.4 million facility opened on May 31, 2019. It is home to one engine company with 12 fire fighters on staff.
Stapleton’s rail station is one factor that made Central Park Blvd. (CPB), from Montview to 36th Ave., a high priority location for one of Denver’s eight high-comfort bike lane projects.
Northeast Denver residents who love the outdoors are lucky to have the Sand Creek Greenway and Trail close by. But this recreational amenity has long been a popular site for those who are homeless.
Sheriff Patrick Firman had focused on making reforms in the Denver Sheriff Department since his arrival in Denver. Among his reforms are several centered on employee wellness and inmate mental health.
Plans for bike lanes on Syracuse from 8th to MLK.
After announcing that quiet zones will start March 1 and thanking the partners in the project (including the Federal Transit Administration for granting over a billion dollars), RTD General Manager Dave Genova said, “I offer our biggest thanks to the community. We know you’ve been waiting for this day for a long, long time.”
In Denver Police Department’s second recent round of musical chairs, Commander Marcus Fountain has landed in a seat at the head of District 5, which covers Stapleton, Montbello and Green Valley Ranch.