Q&A about the DNC with Denver PD chief


By Christopher N. Osher
The Denver Post


Officers from the Lakewood, Colo. police department joke around with the media as they prepare to guard the front entrance to the Pepsi Center, site of this week's Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo)

DENVER — Gerry Whitman has been chief of the Denver Police Department since 2000. He joined the force in 1982 as a patrol officer. He has repeatedly declined to discuss what equipment or tactics police might use during the convention, but he recently answered a few questions by e-mail from Denver Post staff writer Christopher N. Osher:

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