Denver police deadly-force guidelines praised


By Jeff Kass
Rocky Mountain News

DENVER — Denver police guidelines on the use of deadly force are among the best in the nation, but the department's investigations into officer-involved shootings have been slipshod, an independent review says.

Those are among the findings in a first-of-its-kind examination of the police department's deadly-force policies and what happens after an officer uses his or her weapon. The report is to be made public today.

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