Jemil Kassahun

Colorado Law Student Inspires Change in CUPD

July 10, 2023

Jemil Kassahun’s life experiences fueled his study of social justice issues and his decision to work for CU Boulder Police.

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Photo of the Week: Black Lives Matter

June 9, 2020

CU student athletes led a Buffs March on Friday, June 5, in support of Black Lives Matter and police reforms.


Comic Relief

Sept. 1, 2017

Sizing up and relating to people are must-have skills for Boulder County Sheriff Sergeant Vinnie Montez. His sideline as a standup comic also helps.


The Rookie

Dec. 1, 2016

About four years ago, Det. Mark Johnson found himself in a crawl space getting shot at by a man who’d minutes earlier fatally stabbed a police officer.

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Chase Murder Case Closed 12 Years Later

Sept. 1, 2009

In June a Boulder jury found Diego Olmos Alcalde guilty of first-degree murder, felony murder, first-degree sexual assault and second-degree kidnapping of CU-Boulder senior Susannah Chase on Dec. 21, 1997.