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Police use of social media to deliver news concerns some experts

It opens with a warning: This video contains footage from real police body cameras. Viewer discretion is advised. Then, an introduction: "I would like you to hear from me, what happened,'' Douglas … more

Gathering for Gumm, thousands honor fallen deputy

Adams County deputies were joined by law enforcement officers from across the state and thousands of well-wishers Feb. 2 to say goodbye to Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm, a man described as a witty … more

Suspect faces four murder charges in deputy shooting

Dreion Martise Dearing faces four different counts of murder for allegedly shooting Adams County Deputy Heath Gumm Jan. 24, Judge Patrick Murphy said Jan. 31. Dearing was in Adams County District … more

Funeral services set as community grieves in wake of fatal shooting of deputy

The only thing that the Adams County Sheriff’s Department was saying officially about a Jan. 24 shooting in the 8700 block of Dawson Street was that one of their own, 31-year-old Deputy Heath Gumm, … more

Deputy killed in Thornton shooting

Law enforcement agencies continued to hunt Thursday morning for two suspects in the shooting death of an Adams County Deputy at about 7 p.m. Jan. 24. more

Newly released footage sheds more light on fatal shooting of deputy

Douglas County deputies were attempting to place the man who killed Deputy Zackari Parrish on a mental health hold while he reportedly was going through a "manic episode," according to a newly … more

'It's up to us to remember him and to be like him'

Zackari Parrish was the type of deputy who would shield a child's eyes if a parent were being handcuffed, explained Castle Rock Police Chief Jack Cauley. Parrish took the lead in organizing a … more

­­­­­­Crowds assemble to 'give honor for what he gave us'

Members of the public began dotting Grace Boulevard — which was the final leg of the funeral procession route for Deputy Zackari Parrish — well before 9 a.m. on Jan. 5. Three of those crowd … more

Deputy's funeral procession draws massive community turnout

Thousands of people lined the route of Deputy Zackari Parrish's funeral procession in Douglas County this morning, as a motorcade with more than 1,000 law enforcement vehicles made its way from … more

Jail opens mental health wing

A new wing at the Adams County Detention Center sets a new standard for treating people with mental issue, according to Sheriff Mike McIntosh. “It’s not just the people we bring in who benefit, … more

Thornton Police hiring effort continues

Another 11 recruits should put the Thornton Police Department closer to the staffing level it set last year, Chief Randy Nelson said. It could be a few months, however, before the newest recruits, … more

Adams County’s Freebird flies again

One of the biggest non-profit Thanksgiveing turkey giveaways in the area - complete with health information, job assistance and public program help ­— kicks off at 10 a.m. Nov. 18. The Adams County Sheriff’s office is hosting the Operation … more
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