Agent Ferris confronted the suspect in Lakewood and ordered him to drop his gun. "The suspect ignored her commands and shot Agent Ferris, striking her in the abdomen. Agent Ferris, shot and wounded on the ground, was able to return fire on the suspect," police say.
January 7, 2022
Chief Dave Hayes said what used to be a house had collapsed into the burnt-out basement, and the car he had parked in the driveway was melted.
January 4, 2022
The shooter got into a gunfight with Lakewood Police officer Ashley Ferris. The suspect shot Ferris in the abdomen. She returned fire, mortally wounding the suspect.
December 30, 2021
Lakewood officers were able to locate the suspect and shots were exchanged. The suspect then fled into a shopping area and then a hotel, where he reportedly shot a desk clerk.
December 28, 2021
The tentative agreement amounts to roughly $15 million to be awarded to the family of Elijah McClain, KCNC-TV in Denver first reported Wednesday, citing three unnamed sources familiar with the negotiations.
November 18, 2021
The decree says that Aurora will have to develop new policies and training for officers surrounding stopping people, tracking and documenting use-of-force incidents and creating a culture that prioritizes de-escalation, making changes to the city’s Force Review Board, making policy changes surrounding different types of stops and crisis intervention.
November 17, 2021
The gunman’s family told investigators that he began to express hatred toward police nearly a decade ago and that since approximately 2015 he’d spend hours every day on YouTube watching videos about police and that’d he’d become “warped” by them, police interview transcripts show.
November 12, 2021
“Going forward, I would not like to see provisions like this in future contracts,” said Mayor Ben Huseman.
November 10, 2021
As officers closed on the suspect, the suspect turned and fired multiple times at one of the officers, Chief Doug Stephens said.
September 21, 2021
According to prosecutors, Karrar Noaman Al Khammasi shot Officer Duzel after being kicked out of an Uber car for being “handsy."
September 17, 2021
The indictment comes just over two years after Elijah McClain, 23, died after being detained by the officers and injected with the sedative ketamine by paramedics.
September 1, 2021
An officer came around the corner, sensed some kind of threat and and fired a shot, which hit another officer.
August 27, 2021
“If our folks don’t comply with it in the time that is allotted by the mayor’s office and the Department of Public Health and Environment, then I am prepared to do what is necessary to hold people in compliance and hold people accountable,” said Murphy Robinson, executive director of the Department of Public Safety.
August 9, 2021
Officer Ashley Haarmann died after a reportedly 200-foot fall from a mountain path, according to BPD. Her body was covered with the American flag by members of the of BPD Command Staff before it was escorted out of the park late Thursday night.
July 19, 2021
“Actually, there were two customers that ran out and John Hurley was just faster and made it. As some eyewitnesses say, he took down the shooter,” said store manager Stephen Cohen.
June 24, 2021