Aurora police officers won’t face charges for December shooting death

Peri Duncan // Colorado Independent

Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrisey has decided not to file charges against two Aurora Police Officers who shot and killed Chad Duol Lieth in late December 2015.

Lieth was shot 6 times, and died as a result of his wounds shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 21.

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Officer Involved Shooting bill fails to produce reliable results

By Peri Duncan // Colorado Independent

Almost 83% of Colorado law enforcement agencies failed to report whether or not they had any officer involved shootings between 2010 and 2015.

In 2015, the Colorado General Assembly passed a bill concerning data collection related to peace officer involved shootings, which set in place a requirement for 279 agencies to report any peace officer involved shootings that happened between Jan. 1, 2010, and Jun. 30, 2015, by Sept. 1, 2015.

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