“The Colorado State Patrol soon will have authority to enforce Denver’s camping ban just as Gov. Jared Polis said Thursday that he would welcome the removal of those living on state property including in the shadow of the Colorado Capitol.
The words stung people who are living in Lincoln Park, just across from the Capitol, and who are bracing for police or troopers to pull the rug out from under their feet once more. Many living in the park told The Denver Post on Friday that it’s not as though they want to sleep in tents downtown. Rather, they say they’re victims of circumstance with no place else to go.
“Put yourselves in our position, consider everything we go through on a daily basis,” said Sherika Oge, who said she has been camping in Lincoln Park for about six weeks.”
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Swanson, Conrad. Denver Post 24 July 2020.