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Remember Trooper Joseph A. Ynostroza

Please take a moment to include Trooper Joseph A. Ynostroza in your thoughts today. 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 … Continue reading

ACSPP President’s Message

Season’s greetings, Is it May, or is it November?  The unseasonably warm days make it hard to believe that the holiday season is upon on this last Wednesday in November.  In the season of giving thanks, your Association of Colorado State Patrol Professionals (ACSPP), is grateful for the opportunity and privilege of reaching out to … Continue reading

Remembering Trooper James K. Farris

Please take a moment to include Trooper James K. Farris in your thoughts today. Trooper Farris was killed November 29, 1980 while pursuing an eastbound traffic violator near Frisco on Interstate 70. During the pursuit, the patrol car went out of control, ran off the road, and rolled. Farris was wearing his seatbelt, but the … Continue reading

Remembering Trooper Cody J. Donahue

Please take a moment to include Trooper Cody J. Donahue in your thoughts today. Donahue was killed November 25, 2016 as he was assisting another trooper investigate a traffic accident south of Castle Rock on Interstate 25. A passing truck drifted onto the right shoulder of northbound I-25 and hit Trooper Donahue, who died instantly. … Continue reading

Retiree Jane Crisman’s father, Virgil L. Klawitter

Please see following information regarding ACSPP Board Representative for the Retirees, Jane Crisman’s father: Memorial Service for her father, Virgil L. Klawitter. Wednesday, November 15th: Visitation/Viewing – 5:00 – 8:00 pm – Horan & McConaty Lakewood Chapel 3101 S. Wadsworth Blvd. Lakewood, CO  80227. Thursday, November 16th: Funeral Service – 11:00 am – Trinity Lutheran … Continue reading

Remembrance of Trooper Jaimie L. Jursevics

Please take a moment to include Trooper Jaimie L. Jursevics in your thoughts today. During the evening of November 15, 2015, Trooper Jaimie Jursevics stopped her patrol vehicle on the inside shoulder of I-25 south of Castle Rock in an effort to protect the scene of a previous crash being investigated by a fellow Trooper. … Continue reading

Remembering Technician Lyle F. Wohlers

Please take a moment to include Technician Lyle F. Wohlers in your thoughts today. On November 4, 1992 at 4:30 p.m., Technician Wohlers contacted a vehicle with two juvenile occupants for a traffic violation one mile east of Georgetown on Interstate 70. After calling for assistance, Wohlers was shot in the head by one of … Continue reading

Trooper Zachariah Templeton

Please take a moment to include Trooper Zachariah Templeton in your thoughts today. On October 11, 2007 at 4:40 p.m., Trooper Templeton and Trooper Scott Hinshaw were assisting a motorist who had lost one of two plastic farm chemical tanks he was hauling on a flatbed trailer in the median northbound on I-76, east of … Continue reading

ACSPP President’s September 2017 Message

Good evening, The leaves are changing colors, and the mountains have a dusting of snow this last Wednesday night in September.  On behalf of the Association of Colorado State Patrol Professionals (ACSPP), I want to thank you for this opportunity to share with you the latest information from your peer board of volunteers.  The ACSPP … Continue reading

Trooper Charles A. Fry

Please take a moment to include Trooper Charles A. Fry in your thoughts today. Trooper Fry was on routine patrol of Interstate 25 when he contacted a northbound vehicle south of the Douglas County line September 26, 1987. He was issuing a traffic citation when a drunken driver struck Fry as he stood by the … Continue reading