Remembering Trooper Jaimie L. Jursevices

Please take a moment to include Trooper Jaimie L. Jursevics in your thoughts. 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. At … 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

Remembering Corporal Richard C. Edstrom

Corporal Edstrom was wounded on September 19, 1959, during a gun battle with three fugitives from New Mexico. The fleeing car crashed through a Durango roadblock on US Highway 550. The chase was terminated when the wanted car went down a dead-end alley. The driver and a passenger jumped out with their hands up. However, … Continue reading

Remembrance

Please take a moment to include Trooper Zachariah Templeton in your thoughts. 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 96th … Continue reading

Remembrance

Please take a moment to include Richard Cahalan in your thoughts. Patrolman Richard J. CahalanĀ  was killed September 28, 1957 in a patrol car accident seven miles west of Kremmling when his patrol car went off the road and down a fifty-foot embankment. He may have been forced off the road by an oncoming vehicle, … Continue reading

Remembrance

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

Remembrance

Please take a moment to include Trooper Charles A. Fry in your thoughts. 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 vehicle. … Continue reading