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A relentless, two-year investigation that led to a new state law, proposed federal legislation, a statewide review of health regulations, sweeping policy changes at local and state agencies, and national awareness about the use of ketamine, by paramedics, to sedate agitated people outside of a hospital.

While our investigation started in 2019, we continued to produce dozens of investigative stories in 2021.

A handful of those reports are included here.

The fourth link below, Sedated, is a special television program, the culmination of our two years of investigative work.

Sedated (6.30.21)

Nearly two years of exhaustive, exclusive, and original reporting on the use of ketamine to sedate citizens who have been involved in police altercations. This series of groundbreaking investigations led to massive reform in Colorado.

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