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When a peace officer shoots and wounds or kills a person in Colorado, a very specific protocol is followed to investigate and review the case. Officer-involved shootings are not just another case. Confrontations between the police and citizens where physical force or deadly physical force is used are among [...]
On Friday, January 27, 2017, Mr. Kirkpatrick-Rivera was sentenced in Gunnison District Court. Mr. Kirkpatrick-Rivera entered a plea of guilty to Criminal Attempt to Commit Sexual Assault –Overcome Victim’s Will, in violation of Colorado Revised Statute section 18-3-402(1)(a), a class 5 felony. Mr. Kirkpatrick-Rivera was sentenced to Sex Offender [...]
January 31, 2017 — One side of a Montrose courtroom Monday was filled with those adamant that Clinton Cooper had been wrongly convicted; the other, with his victim and her supporters who told of how he destroyed her. Between the parties hung, in the words of the judge and attorneys, [...]