Aurora Police Officers Set to Face Trial for Alleged Excessive Use of Force Against Protesters in 2020

Three Aurora police officers and the city of Aurora will stand trial for breaching two men’s constitutional rights during Denver demonstrations in 2020. Officers attacked nonviolent protestors using missiles, flash-bang grenades, chemical weapons, and other less-lethal weapons. The use of less-lethal ammunition, according to the court, is “unconstitutionally excessive force when applied to an unthreatening … Read more