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Denver sheriff resigns, is appointed by mayor to a new $160,000 job the next day
DENVER -- On Oct. 14, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced that Denver Sheriff Patrick Firman resigned. The following day, Firman was given a job appointed by the mayor. When Firman started his job as Sheriff, his salary was $194,476. His new job is to develop a strategy for technology-related initiatives, according to the mayor's office. His salary for the newly appointed position is $160,000.