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Remembering 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

Remembering Patrolman Harold Bechtelheimer

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, he encountered a green Buick traveling southbound at a high speed. Before Beck could approach the vehicle, the passenger … Continue reading

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