Executive Committee Update | Happy Veterans Day!

Dear Members, The ACSPP Board of Directors is pleased to announce the following changes and updates and elected officials to form the most recent Executive Committee of the Board: Bellamann Hee, your new ACSPP President of the Board JoAnna Pruitt, your new ACSPP Vice President of the Board Paul Dirkes, your ACSPP Secretary/Treasurer of the … Continue reading

CCRS Announcement on PERA Attacks: Alamosa and Durango Events THIS WEEK

Members,                                                                                                                                                                                             10/7/2013 We want to keep you in the loop about upcoming events that will directly affect you and your retirement realities. PERA puts over $3.2 BILLION into Colorado’s economy every year. We are on a mission to make sure as many people around the state know how important PERA is. The need for … Continue reading

Sticker Shock: In Defense of Legal Defense

Call me biased, but I like Troopers. And I love the CSP Family that I’ve become a part of — from gaining friends in the Comm Center, Admins, VA’s alike. I like seeing you all safe, sound, and able to perform your duties without skipping a beat. But, in an already dangerous and thankless profession … Continue reading

Great News from PERA! ACSPP Update June 25, 2013

We have some great news to share with you all today surrounding your PERA retirement! Despite criticism and assaults on its sustainability and soundness, Colorado PERA released their Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), and announced today that Strong Investment Returns During 2012 Add $4.6 Billion to PERA Trusts. The Denver Post followed suit and supplied this … Continue reading

Budget & Compensation | May 2013 Legislative Report

Members, In this report I wanted to start off with good news. Each year, the State law mandates that the off-the-top budget of the Colorado State Patrol cannot exceed six percent growth. In this year’s budget process, and what was passed through the legislature and signed by the Governor, was a large budget increase in … Continue reading

The Budget Bill | March 2013 Legislative Report

Legislative Update 4/16/2013 Well, the 2013-14 budget has been passed by the Colorado General Assembly. This year’s long bill (AKA the budget bill), is on it’s way to the Governor’s desk.  What this means is that we will be seeing pay increases this year for State employees starting in July 2013.  Generally speaking, CSP civilian … Continue reading

CSP Announcement re: Interim Chief

A public message from the Colorado State Patrol: Colorado State Patrol Press Release http://www.csp.state.co.us Sergeant Mike Baker Public Information Officer 303-239-4583 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                      Date:     February 22, 2013          Time:     5 p.m. James Davis, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Public Safety, has named Lieutenant Colonel Scott … Continue reading

January 2013 ACSPP Board of Directors Meeting (Recap)

Association of Colorado State Patrol Professionals Board of Directors Monthly Meeting Announcement A Regular Meeting was held on Thursday, January 17, 2012 at 10:00 AM To view Agenda Items: January 17, 2013 Association Agenda To view the Approved Association Meeting Minutes: January 17, 2013 Association Meeting Minutes (check back! pending approval at the February 21, 2013 … Continue reading

30 Days In | February 2013 Legislative Report

Legislative Update 02/11/2013 Well, the first thirty days of the 2013 Legislature has passed and we are well into this session. We have been very active in working on the new State personnel rules, new State health care programs, budget meetings, briefings and hearings. I would like to report there are several things moving in … Continue reading

Cents and Sensibility | December 2012 Legislative Update

Greetings everyone! I just wanted to give everyone an up-date on the issues we at the Association have been working on this past month. One of the largest issues we’ve been focused on is the budget and the Joint Budget Committee’s (JBC’s) activities. Since the election and the new alignment of the legislative committees, the … Continue reading