PRESS RELEASE, 07/16/21 IDAHO SPRINGS POLICE OFFICER TERMINATED AFTER USE OF FORCE INCIDENT AND INVESTIGATION
A City of Idaho Springs police officer has been terminated due to a use of force incident effective July 15, 2021.
Nicholas Hanning was formally charged with 3rd Degree Assault – At Risk Adult, a class 6 felony, by the Office
of the District Attorney, 5th Judicial District. He had been on administrative leave. Hanning worked with the
Idaho Springs Police Department (ISPD) for the last three years (hired 10/02/2017) and during that time, had
no complaints related to the use of force.