Other findings in the report
•An update on the Denver Police Department’s efforts to start a racial and ethnic data collection program. The monitor, who is working with the department on the project, said the program should start later this year, making Denver among the largest departments in the state to do it. •Denver police conducted 577 internal affairs investigations, while the sheriff’s department’s internal affairs bureau investigated 248. •Two Denver police officers were fired, 11 chose to quit or retire amid an investigation, and 19 were suspended. •The Police Department awarded 412 commendations to officers. •Eighteen Denver police officers were involved in 12 shootings. •Denver police reported one in-custody death. •Six Denver sheriff’s deputies were fired, four resigned or retired amid investigations, and 33 were suspended. •The Denver Sheriff Department was unable to provide a number of commendations it awarded because its data science unit has not been organized. It has provided similar information in past years. •The Denver sheriff reported three in-custody deaths.