Judges rubber-stamp no-knocks: Easy approval among flaws in process, records show

Number 19999
Subject Courts
Source Denver Post
State Colorado
Year 2000
Publication Date Feb. 27
Summary An investigation by the Denver Post revealed that no-knock search warrants are so routinely approved that Denver judges issue them even when police ask for regular warrants. "In fact, The Denver Post has found, more than one of every 10 no-knock warrants issued over the past seven months was transformed from a regular warrant with just a judges signature."
Category General
Pages 3
Keywords Denver;judges;no-knock warrants;search warrants;police;law enforcement
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