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At least 900 officers to help at Democratic convention

The Associated Press
Aspen, CO Colorado

DENVER ” At least 900 officers are being brought into Denver to help at next month’s Democratic National Convention.

Suburban Aurora will send the largest contingent, 300 police officers, or half the force.

The Wyoming National Guard will send 22 members who are trained to detect nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.

At least 582 officers have been committed from Lakewood, Littleton, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Englewood, Jefferson County, Arapahoe County and Adams County. More are expected from Douglas County, Brighton, Broomfield and Arvada.

Some will go on routine patrols with Denver police to free up the city’s officers for convention work.

Denver police won’t say how many officers will be working at the convention.

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