Denver security guard shot at protester out of self-defense, lawyer says

Source: Los Angeles Times - View Original Article
Published: Oct 13, 2020
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63% Liberal


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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 63% Liberal:

  • 1 positive sentiment and 2 negative sentiments for Police funding.


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86% "The document laying out the reasons for Dolloff's arrest remains sealed.""
81% "According to state business records, Dolloff was listed as the registered agent for a farm that raises animals including turkeys, sheep and goats in ..."
78% "Under rules adopted by Denver in 2018, both security companies and the guards they employ must have city licenses.""
76% "Authorities have not identified the man who was killed, but his son told the Denver Post that it was his father, Lee Keltner, a ..."
60% "He said images of the scene captured by the Denver Post show that Dolloff had put his body between the man and a reporter ..."
-60% "Guards who carry firearms must also be screened by police, he said.""
-75% "No one answered the phone at the farm Monday, and a message left for another person listed in business filings was not returned.""
-76% "Elbert County Sheriff Tim Norton said he would decide whether Dolloff would get the five-year permit back based on what happens in the criminal ..."
-79% "However, in a statement, Pinkerton said Dolloff was a contract agent, not a Pinkerton employee.""
-97% "He was doing what he was supposed to be doing there, Richards said.""

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40% : Guards who carry firearms must also be screened by police, he said.
53% : "Pinkerton is fully cooperating with law-enforcement authorities in their investigation of this matter," it said.
22% : Police have said two guns and a can of Mace were found at the scene but declined Monday to release further details, including whom the guns belonged to, because they do not want to harm the ongoing investigation, department spokesperson Jay Casillas said.
86% : The document laying out the reasons for Dolloff's arrest remains sealed.
81% : According to state business records, Dolloff was listed as the registered agent for a farm that raises animals including turkeys, sheep and goats in Elizabeth, a town outside the Denver metropolitan area.
78% : Under rules adopted by Denver in 2018, both security companies and the guards they employ must have city licenses.
76% : Authorities have not identified the man who was killed, but his son told the Denver Post that it was his father, Lee Keltner, a 49-year-old U.S. Navy veteran who operated a hat-making business in the Denver area.
60% : He said images of the scene captured by the Denver Post show that Dolloff had put his body between the man and a reporter from KUSA-TV whom Dolloff was working to protect.
25% : No one answered the phone at the farm Monday, and a message left for another person listed in business filings was not returned.
24% : Elbert County Sheriff Tim Norton said he would decide whether Dolloff would get the five-year permit back based on what happens in the criminal case.
21% : Denver officials say Dolloff did not have a license to work as a security guard in the city and were investigating how he was allowed to work anyway.
21% : However, in a statement, Pinkerton said Dolloff was a contract agent, not a Pinkerton employee.
3% : "He was doing what he was supposed to be doing there," Richards said.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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