Benjamin DeLima

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Service Record

Agency: Loveland Colorado Police Department
Rank: Officer
Dates of Service: Hired in 2005[1]
Salary: $84,839[2]
Last Known Status: Active

Incident Reports

It is alleged that DeLima had other complaints of excessive force.[3]

2019 Arrest of Preston Sowl

Department Response

Legal Action

In 2020, Sowl filed a civil lawsuit against the city and the officers involved.[4]

Sowl's lawsuit claims that DeLima was one of the officers who physically engaged him and that Assistant Police Chief Tim Brown prompted DeLima to mute his body camera to engage in a conspiracy.[3]

The lawsuit was settled in 2021.[4]


  1. Loveland Police Department Press Release, Google Search (cached), 2015-04-03
  2. Delima Benjamin J, Gov Salaries
  3. 3.0 3.1 Complaint and Jury Demand, Sowl's initial complaint, Loveland Government web site, 2020-06-22
  4. 4.0 4.1 Austin Fleskes, Excessive force lawsuit against Loveland police, city settled for $290,000, Reporter Herald, 2021-01-25