Denver City Attorney: deportation fears impacting criminal cases
9 News
February 28, 2017

“The Denver City Attorney says the fear of being deported has caused some witnesses of violent crimes to skip court — ultimately allowing several cases to be dropped and the suspects to walk free.

“Kristin Bronson says because of this, local safety is on the line.

“‘Our police department doesn’t care whether people are documented or undocumented,’ Bronson said. ‘Whether they are citizens of the U.S or not. If they are living here or traveling through Denver, they are entitled to the protection from our police department and sheriff’s department.'”

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