A City of Denver Public Safety Administration Amendments, Question 2C
ballot question was on the November 5, 2013, election ballot
for voters in Denver County
, which is in Colorado
. It was approved
| Question 2C|
| Yes|| 81,648|| 65.91%|
- These results are from the Question 2A Denver County elections office.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall the Charter of the City and County of Denver be amended concerning the management of the public safety departments of the city by: creating the office of Sheriff and assigning to the Sheriff certain powers and duties assigned by general law to county sheriffs, subject to the supervision of the Manager of Safety, eliminating the title of “special police,” eliminating the cap on appointments from the Public Safety Cadet Program; eliminating the requirement that the Chief of the Fire Department must be appointed from within the Department; establishing criteria for the internal or external appointment of any Chief of the Fire Department or Chief if the Police Department; providing authority for lateral hiring of experienced firefighters in the Fire Department; and allowing the Chief of the Fire Department and the Chief of the Police Department greater authority to assign command ranks within their respective command staffs without increasing the overall size of their respective staffs?