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Remembering Lt. Hiram Short

Please take a moment to include Lt. Hiram Short in your thoughts today. July 12, 1961, Lieutenant Short was traveling from his new post in Craig to Castle Rock when he responded to a request for assistance from Colorado Department of Wildlife officer Bob Hoover. Hoover had encountered a parked vehicle and decided to check … Continue reading

Remembering Patrolman Richard P. Ross

Please take a moment to include Patrolman Richard P. Ross in your thoughts today. On July 10, 1974, Patrolman Ross was investigating an accident six miles west of Hugo on US Highway 287. After completing his investigation, he backed over a bent delineator post and then drove forward slightly. The post forced a hole in … Continue reading

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Remembering Deputy Supervisor Arnold Gulzow

Please take a moment to include Deputy Supervisor Arnold Gulzow in your thoughts today. On June 22, 1941, he was part of a detail directing traffic at Red Rocks Park. He was riding a motorcycle and passing stopped traffic when an automobile suddenly made a left turn in front of him. He was transported to … Continue reading

Remembering Trooper Taylor Thyfault

Please take a moment to include Trooper Taylor Thyfault in your thoughts today. On May 23, 2015, Trooper Taylor Thyfault was riding along with Trooper Clinton Rushing as part of his ongoing training at the Colorado State Patrol Academy. During the early morning hours, Trooper Thyfault and Trooper Rushing responded to a three-car crash on … Continue reading

Police Unity Tour Challenge

Dear Friends, In May 2018, I will join the Police Unity Tour Challenge riding my bicycle in honor and memory of Jaimie Jursevics. Roy Cherry will be riding in honor and memory of Cody Donahue. We are the first CSP Troopers to ride in the Tour. We will depart from Somerset, New Jersey and travel through Philadelphia, Delaware, Baltimore, … Continue reading

Remembering Sergeant Wesley Rosette

Please take a moment to include Wesley Rosette in your thoughts today. Sergeant Wesley Rosette was killed near Price, Utah in a collision with two trucks January 31, 1951. Rosette and Grand Junction Sheriff E. E. Redmon were in route to pick up a prisoner for return to Colorado. They met an eastbound truck passing … Continue reading

Remember 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

Remember 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

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