Denver police officer resigns over cocaine allegations

DENVER - A Denver police officer under investigation for allegations that he used cocaine has resigned from the force.

Brian Niven, a member of a Special Crime Attack Team based out of the District 1 station on the northwest side, was suspended in September while internal affairs investigated the allegations. Denver police officials have not provided details about the case, but sources said it involved allegations that Niven used illegal narcotics and was required to take a drug test before he was suspended.

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