Officer Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Felony Charge in Dog-Shooting

Recorded killing sparked outrage


A Commerce City police officer pleaded not guilty on Monday to a charge of aggravated cruelty to animals in the shooting death of a dog last year. …

Neighbors watched the encounter and one recorded a video that went viral online. It showed an animal control officer putting a catchpole around Chloe's neck and an officer shooting her twice with a stun gun in the driveway. Finally, an officer came from behind and fired five shots.

Chloe died. Hundreds of residents protested.