Remembering Patrolman Gerald R. Williams

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

Collective Bargaining Survey

Thank you for participating in the Collective Bargaining Survey. The results will assist our ACSPP lobbyist, Bill Skewes, in conveying the wishes of the members.

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

Remembering Trooper James K. Farris

Please take a moment to include Trooper James K. Farris in your thoughts. Trooper Farris was killed November 29, 1980 while pursuing an eastbound traffic violator near Frisco on Interstate 70. During the pursuit, the patrol car went out of control, ran off the road, and rolled. Farris was wearing his seatbelt, but the force … Continue reading

Remembering Trooper Cody J. Donahue

Please take a moment to include Trooper Cody J. Donahue in your thoughts today. Donahue was killed November 25, 2016 as he was assisting another trooper investigate a traffic accident south of Castle Rock on Interstate 25. A passing truck drifted onto the right shoulder of northbound I-25 and hit Trooper Donahue, who died instantly. … Continue reading

Remembering Trooper Jaimie L. Jursevics

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

Please take a moment to include Corporal Richard C. Edstrom in your thoughts today. 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 … Continue reading

Remembering Trooper Zachariah Templeton

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