Posts Tagged ‘Doug Darr’

postheadericon Adams County Republican voters: ‘We need more ethical government so choose our guy who is the same as the last’

It seems that lately I have a penchant for making members of my own party as mad at me as those on the left so why stop now?  In the wake of last night’s primary election it has become abundantly clear why the Adams County GOP struggles to gain ground.  At the local level, Republican […]

postheadericon ADCO Sheriff responds to emergency system use; furor continues to grow

The Adams County Sheriff’s office is saying they are doing nothing wrong by using the county’s emergency notification system for other purposes.  Their response is an attempt to quell citizen outrage following an investigation by CBS4 that uncovered the misuse of the system. Throwing in the hashtag ‘mediainaccurate’, the department posted a response on Facebook […]

postheadericon What’s the emergency? Sheriff’s use of reverse 911 system called into question

Reverse 911 is a critical, life-saving system meant to notify residents about emergency situations that threaten life and property.  In Adams County however, it appears politics may play a big role in how the sheriff uses the system. CBS4 investigator Brian Maass reported last night that the Adams County Sheriff’s Office is using the emergency […]

postheadericon Follow-up: McIntosh campaign issues statement denouncing accusations; fails to dispute them

The McIntosh for Sheriff campaign posted a statement to Facebook last night saying accusations of wrong-doing by the candidate or those supporting him are an “attack.”  The statement did not dispute the charges that had been leveled. “Liberals are starting to attack McIntosh 4 Sheriff,” the statement said.  “The liberal Colorado Fraternal Order of Police […]

postheadericon Breaking: Colorado police organization alleges intimidation, abuse by Adams County sheriff’s candidate

In a strongly worded letter, the attorney for the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police has demanded Adams County address alleged unethical behavior by Division Chief and sheriff candidate Mike McIntosh. Sent to County Attorney Heidi Miller and Sheriff Doug Darr, the allegations against Darr’s right-hand-man and candidate to replace him, are grievous.  Charges of exerting […]

postheadericon Three vie for nomination to become next Adams County Sheriff

As elections go, the one to elect a sheriff is usually one of the less dramatic but given the weighty law enforcement issues faced in the county, 2014 is going to be very different.  Three professionals have put their names in the hat for the Republican nomination at next weekend’s assembly. Adams County has many […]

postheadericon Breaking: Adams County Commissioners set to endorse sheriff’s jail cap

The wrangling around Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr’s unilateral imposition of a cap on municipal inmates at the county jail continues as the Board of County Commissioners announced this morning it will break its trust with the public and endorse the cap. Last week five municipalities filed suit against the county and the sheriff’s office […]

postheadericon Adams County cities file lawsuit against sheriff, commissioners over jail inmate cap

Five Adams County cities are suing the sheriff and county commissioners over the much-maligned cap on the number of municipal inmates that has jeopardized citizen safety. Aurora, Commerce City, Federal Heights, Northglenn and Thornton filed the suit in district court on Wednesday.  The suit names Sheriff Doug Darr and the members of the Adams County […]

postheadericon Adams County cities throw down the gauntlet over county jail limitations, threaten lawsuit

Fed up with being forced to turn loose criminals rather than sending them to jail, area municipalities sent a powerful letter to the Adams County Board of Commissioners alluding to a possible lawsuit if the jail is not restored to full operation immediately. “We can no longer accept the ongoing rejection of municipal defendants who […]

postheadericon Giving credit: Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr joins in suit to protect Coloradans Second Amendment rights

Lord knows I have not always been kind to Adams County Sheriff Doug Darr on these pages – and for good reason.  However Darr’s choice to join with 54 other Colorado sheriffs in opposing the draconian gun grabbing measures passed by the state legislature is commendable. Much of the past session of the Colorado State […]

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