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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

Patrolman Bechtelheimer (Beck)

Please take a moment to include Harold Bechtelheimer in your thoughts. Patrolman Bechtelheimer (Beck) was the first CSP officer to be slain in the line of duty. While patrolling US Highway 85-87 north of Colorado Springs on September 14, 1949, he encountered a green Buick traveling southbound at a high speed. Before Beck could approach … Continue reading

CSP Car Information Needed

Lt. Colonel Bratt was at the CSPAA coffee today and he took us on a tour of the CSP museum over at building 82.  He has acquired a 1991 and a 1992 CSP Chevy Camaro for the museum.  He would greatly appreciate any Patrolman/Trooper who drove these particular model vehicles, to contact  him at Headquarters and furnish him with some … Continue reading

ACSPP President’s Monthly Message

As the dog days of summer are behind us late on a Wednesday night, here is the latest from your legislatively recognized employee organization group, the Association of Colorado State Patrol Professionals (ACSPP).  Your peer board of volunteers are here to help you, our current and future members.  The ACSPP board serves as the voice for ALL members of the Colorado … Continue reading

SSA Fraud

The Colorado State Patrol Alumni Association just informed the Association of this scam: The vast majority of our members are ineligible to received Social Security Benefits, but some do, or may be married to someone who does. It is with that in mind that this fraud warning is sent to you. Reports from the Office … Continue reading


Here is another scam that is out there that we just learned about: ‘Just received a call at work from a Joe Collins stating he was with the CO State Patrol Association raising funds for the fallen troopers, and PTSD for the first responders. He mentioned a packet was sent to my residence listed, and … Continue reading

CPL Ivan Alvarado

The following information was obtained from the Colorado State Patrol Alumni Association.  Jane Crisman, the ACSPP Retiree Representative, supplied the following to them which the ACSPP is relaying here: CSP Sgt. Sergeant Michael Carr reports some great news regarding CPL Ivan Alvarado, who was seriously injured in a crash with an Arapahoe County SO deputy … Continue reading

SCAM Alert

ACSPP President, Larry Oletski, received a phone call from an ACSPP member tonight telling me they had received a phone call from a group stating they were a “State Troopers Association” and were soliciting donations to help Troopers. When this member informed the caller he was a member of the ACSPP, the caller promptly hung … Continue reading