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State Patrol given authority to enforce Denver camping ban


DENVER (AP) — The Colorado State Patrol will soon have authority to enforce a camping ban in Denver as Democratic Gov. Jared Polis said earlier this week that he would welcome the removal of those living on state property.

Denver Department of Safety Director Murphy Robinson signed an order Thursday allowing state troopers to enforce municipal codes through Oct. 22, meaning troopers can now write tickets to people violating city ordinances, The Denver Post reported.

Troopers will also be allowed to remove illegal encampments near the state Capitol.

Previously, state troopers had authorit...

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