Denver Police

  • New Initiative Pursues Human Rights for All in Denver

    October 11, 2018
    Denver, CO – Over the past six months, with the direction of Denver Homeless Out Loud (DHOL), community members gathered nearly 10,000 petition signatures to get the Denver Right to Survive Initiative on the city’s May 2019 municipal ballot. The ballot initiative asks: “Shall the…...
  • Denver Police, City Workers Throw Away Belongings Amid Lawsuit

    July 16, 2018
    Denver, CO – On July 9 and 12, 2018, Denver Homeless Out Loud (DHOL), an advocacy group for people without housing, published two videos documenting Denver police and city workers seizing people’s belongings and throwing them away; also known as “sweeps.” These ongoing sweeps continue…...
  • Denver Park Rangers Take Sleeping Bag, Tent from Houseless Man in 25 Degree Weather

    November 12, 2017
    Denver, CO – On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, despite below freezing temperatures and snowfall, daily sweeps of unhoused Denver residents continued. As usual, Denver police, city workers, and park rangers descended on people keeping warm under blankets and inside their tents and told them to…...
  • Class-Action Lawsuit Against Denver: Motions Filed for Summary Judgement

    August 15, 2017
    Denver, CO – On Monday morning, August 14, 2017, Denver Homeless Out Loud, along with other advocacy groups and lawyers, held a press conference outside the Denver City and County Building (City Hall) to shed light on new developments in the class-action lawsuit against the…...
  • Anti-Muslim “March Against Sharia” Rally in Denver Met with Resistance

    June 10, 2017
    Denver, CO – The anti-muslim extremist group ACT for America organized a “March Against Sharia” in multiple cities across the US today. Unicorn Riot was on the ground documenting the event in Denver, as well as a planned antifascist counter-protest. Around 3 PM the “March…...
  • Denver Sweeps Unhoused Residents Amid Class Action Lawsuit

    May 20, 2017
    Denver, CO – On Friday, May 19, 2017, people living without housing in downtown Denver were approached by police and given the equivalent of eviction notices. These interactions with the Denver police are not new or surprising for unhoused residents, but these most recent interactions…...
  • Three Convicted in Camping Ban Trial Two Weeks Ahead of Right to Rest Act Hearing

    April 18, 2017
    Denver, CO – On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, after a day and a half of testimony, the jury for Denver’s first camping ban trial found the three co-defendants guilty.…...
  • Denver’s Pro-Trump Rally Immobilized by Anti-Trump Radicals

    March 30, 2017
    Denver, CO – Saturday March 25 Pro-Trump supporters under the Facebook group “Make America Great Again” called for a Colorado MAGA March at the state capitol in Denver.  Anti-fascist/anti-racist group, The People’s Protection League, organized a counter demonstration.  “The People They Hate Make America Great” …...
  • Denver Antifascists Oppose Right-Wing Turning Point USA Conference at Grand Hyatt

    March 19, 2017
    Denver, CO – On Saturday, March 18, the right-wing group “Turning Point USA” (TPUSA) held its Mountain Western Regional Conference at the Grand Hyatt Denver. Antifascist activists confronted attendees; five people were arrested. Turning Point, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, primarily markets right-wing ideologies to students…...
  • Black Bloc Confronts March 4 Trump in Denver

    March 5, 2017
    Denver, CO – As part of the national call to show support for Trump, Denver held a “March 4 Trump” at the capitol building. A counter event was called by the Denver Action Network to disrupt the rally. Unicorn riot was live in downtown Denver…...