Police

Authorities investigate shooting involving Farmington police

FARMINGTON – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office and New Mexico State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Farmington that has sent a suspect to the hospital. Farmington police...

DATE: May 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Death of man found off Smelter Mountain ruled accidental

The death of a Durango man who was found dead last month on Smelter Mountain has been ruled an accident, according to a final autopsy report. David Mondragon, 31, was found dead April 26 after it...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fallen law enforcement honored in Durango

Law enforcement from around Southwest Colorado honored their fallen in Durango this weekend, recognizing people in the past century who gave their lives in service to their communities. Dozens of...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

17-year-old, suspected of pointing gun at driver, leads police on high-speed chase

A 17-year-old male was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of felony menacing after allegedly pointing a gun at the driver of another car during a road rage incident and then leading police on a...

DATE: May 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango stabbing victim released from hospital

A man stabbed near a laundromat in Durango more than two weeks ago has been released from a Front Range hospital and has spoken with law enforcement, said Durango police, who have yet to make an...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango names new police chief

Bob Brammer, the Durango Police commander who has led the department for the past four and a half months, has been chosen as Durango’s police chief. The 20-year law enforcement veteran has been...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police chief candidates mingle with residents, field questions

All three men vying to be Durango’s next police chief identified community policing as an important tactic for making a city safer. About 50 people – including city councilors, community members...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy shot in high-speed car chase expected to fully recover

A San Juan County Sheriff’s Office deputy who was shot early Tuesday in a high-speed car chase came within “a half of an inch” of a possibly fatal injury after trying to prevent a suicidal woman...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango names three candidates for chief of police

Three men have been selected as candidates for the open police chief position with the Durango Police Department, one of whom is already serving in that position. Of the about 20 applicants, City...

DATE: April 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man charged with burglary, trespassing in Mancos

A man was arrested in Mancos last week after being charged with trespassing at one residence and burglarizing another just a few hours later. On Feb. 20, Mancos officials received a call from...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police body cameras welcomed in Durango

Sometimes, it can take a while for national trends to reach Durango: Case in point, body cameras for law enforcement. The Durango Police Department deployed 46 body cameras earlier this year,...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver Police plan to encrypt radio traffic this spring

DENVER – Denver Police plan to encrypt the department’s radio traffic, blocking public access. The Denver Post reports that the department will require news media to sign an agreement before...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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