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Remembering Trooper Jason Manspeaker

Please take a moment to include Trooper Jason Manspeaker in your thoughts. Trooper Manspeaker was responding to a call on January 23, 2001, regarding the possible sighting of two fugitives of the “Texas Seven,” who were wanted for the slaying of an Irving, Texas police officer. After passing eastbound through the Eisenhower Tunnel on dry … Continue reading

Remembering Patrolman Wallace McCarty

Please keep Patrolman Wallace McCarty in your thoughts. On January 22, 1946, Patrolman McCarty was killed when a truck hit his patrol car head-on about 3.5 miles south of Hudson on US Highway 6. McCarty was returning to Wray from Denver with Leslie Dale Wells, an automobile dealer. Wells died instantly, and McCarty was taken … Continue reading

Remembering Patrolman Larry B. Enloe

Please take a moment to include Patrolman Larry B. Enloe in your thoughts today. Patrolman Enloe was on Interstate 25 north of Trinidad January 8, 1968 when he stopped a stolen blue station wagon for a traffic violation. While Enloe was seated in his patrol car, the driver shot Enloe with a .38 caliber gun. … Continue reading

Remembering Patrolman Thomas R. Carpenter

Please take a moment to include Patrolman Thomas R. Carpenter in your thoughts today. On December 27, 1973, Patrolman Carpenter stopped a 1964 Chevrolet on the westbound ramp from Broadway onto US Highway 36. A physical altercation developed between Carpenter and the occupants. It is believed Carpenter was kidnapped and his service weapon taken from … Continue reading

Remembering Patrolman Michael H. James

Please take a moment to include Patrolman Michael H. James in your thoughts today. Patrolman James stopped a pickup driving westbound on Colorado SH 24 near Limon December 18, 1975. While James was running a driver’s license check, the driver assaulted him and took his service revolver. James tried to regain control of the situation … Continue reading

Remembering Patrolman Gerald R. Williams

Please take a moment to include Patrolman Gerald R. Williams in your thoughts today. Patrolman Williams was killed December 16, 1967 while assisting two motorists near Rocky Ford on US Highway 50. One motorist was out of gas and the other was stuck in the median. While Williams was walking on the roadway, a vehicle … Continue reading

Collective Bargaining Survey

Thank you for participating in the Collective Bargaining Survey. The results will assist our ACSPP lobbyist, Bill Skewes, in conveying the wishes of the members.

Remembering Trooper Joseph A. Ynostroza

Please take a moment to include Trooper Joseph A. Ynostroza in your thoughts. Trooper Ynostroza died in a head-on collision December 6, 1989 with a tractor/semi-tanker east of Alamosa on Highway 160. His patrol car drifted across the roadway, striking the rear wheels of an eastbound gasoline tanker. Investigators believe Ynostroza fell asleep at the … Continue reading