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Corporal Daniel Groves

Another option endorsed and authorized by Dan Groves’ family, if so lead, honorary donations in his memory can be made to the Colorado State Patrol Family Foundation. That link is:  https://cspff.net/support-us/.   Advertisements

Arvada Center Discount

The Arvada Center has extended a 15% discount that will work on any theater events remaining for this season and into next season for any member of the Colorado State Patrol. A code will need to be used when purchasing tickets to redeem the discount. Thank you to Angelina Page for arranging this for the … 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 en route to pick up a prisoner for return to Colorado. They met an eastbound truck passing … Continue reading

Remembering Patrolman Wallace McCarty

Please keep Patrolman Wallace McCarty in your thoughts today. 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 … Continue reading

Remembering Trooper Jason Manspeaker

Please take a moment to include Trooper Jason Manspeaker in your thoughts today. 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 … Continue reading

Remembering Patrolman Carhart and Sergeant Alcorn

Please take a moment to include Patrolman Nicholas A. Carhart and Sergeant Albert M. Alcorn in your thoughts today. Patrolman Carhart and Sergeant Alcorn were killed January 23, 1966 in a crash while on normal patrol assignment. Alcorn was conducting a training and evaluation on duty tour to observe rookie Carhart’s performance. The patrol car … Continue reading

Remembering Patrolman Thomas R. Carpenter

Please take a moment to include Patrolman Thomas R. Carpenter in your thoughts. 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 him. … Continue reading

Remembering Patrolman Gerald R. Williams

Please take a moment to include Patrolman Gerald R. Williams in your thoughts. 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 driven … Continue reading

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