Denver Public Safety Director Murphy Robinson appointed deputy mayor

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced Friday that Public Safety Director Murphy Robinson will serve as the city’s deputy mayor next year. Robinson will replace Don Mares, the city’s human services director, in the position. This will be his second term

Exclusive: FAA employees report industry pressure, question agency safety push – survey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety employees reported facing “strong” external pressure from industry and raised alarms the agency does not always prioritize air safety, according to an independent survey seen by Reuters on Friday. The survey report

Denver public safety direct, police chief back investigation into police force during George Floyd protests

Denver’s public safety director and police chief both say they will support an independent investigation into the city’s police department as officers face scrutiny for their tactics during recent protests for racial justice. Earlier in the week, members of Denver’s

U.S. board urges helicopter manufacturers to add crash-data recorders

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday urged six major manufacturers to equip turbine-powered helicopters with crash-resistant systems to record data, audio and images, after former NBA star Kobe Bryant and eight others were killed in