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From world-class cyclist to cop: ‘It was George Floyd and all of those things that motivated me’

Kelly Fisher Goodwin was one of the U.S.’s top female cyclists until she retired from racing. On Friday, she and 26 others were sworn in as Denver Police officers.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzPJOYd-t-E DENVER — From 2005 to 2013, Kelly Fisher Goodwin was one of the best female cyclists in the U.S., racing all over the world for some …

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Jerry Kennedy, a former Denver Police division chief and close friend of Elvis Presley, dies

The ‘John Wayne’ of DPD was 90 years old.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aTXaOHHdvg (9News) DENVER — He served with the Denver Police Department for 34 years, eventually rising to the rank of division chief, but he was best known by many as a “King’s” close friend. Jim Collier spent 34 years with the Denver Police Department, including one year as …

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Denver Police Museum Releases Report On Improving Police-Community Relations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Michael HessePresidentDenver Police Museum303-495-9718mhesse@denverpolicemuseum.org  DENVER, CO (May 16, 2022)—Today, the Denver Police Museum released a report summarizing feedback on improving police-community relations. The Museum’s Report to Our Community raises awareness about what Denver’s citizens view as important community needs regarding relationships between law enforcement and the community—youth, in particular. “Our goal …

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These Black women changed how the Denver Police Department hires new officers

Rae Beth Hunn, Laura Tinnin-Whitney and Carol Hogue sued when DPD first rejected their applications to become officers in the ’70s. It changed history. Laura Tinnin-Whitney Rae Beth Hunn(9News) DENVER — The Denver Police Museum recently honored Rae Beth Hunn, Carol Hogue and Laura Tinnin-Whitney for Black History Month. The three women fought racism and …

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‘Work hard and do the work’: Retired division chief honored by Denver Police Museum

Charles “CT” Smith was the fourth Black division chief for the Denver Police Department https://youtu.be/tBSwhpGzd9M(Denver7) DENVER — In recent years, the Denver Police Department has been vocal about its efforts to recruit and retain officers from diverse backgrounds. Before those efforts many years ago, there were a select few who joined the ranks when most …

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