(COLORADO) –Despite recent warnings issued about the weather, traction and chain laws, and even the Slow Down Move Over Law, six collisions with crash responder vehicles took place between December 25 through December 27 on I-70. In all but one incident, first responders were conducting a crash investigation of other drivers when they too were struck by a passing motorist.
DENVER, CO – The Colorado State Patrol is proud to introduce two new additions to its ranks: Oly and Scout.
(COLORADO) – Drivers of all ages often feel vulnerable to drunk drivers and this concern only grows during the holiday season. Already in 2021, there have been over 220 deaths caused by impaired drivers in Colorado. That’s why Colonel Matthew Packard, Chief of the Colorado State Patrol, is delivering a special video message this holiday season to remind our Colorado driving community they have the power to make a choice and build a plan before the party begins.
Colorado State Patrol Invites You to Take the First Step in Your Next Career
(COLORADO) – Finding your purpose in a job can feel like an overwhelming task. Most of us actually want a career. We want work that’s meaningful and makes a difference to the people we care about and the communities in which we live, work and play.
(COLORADO) – Law enforcement agencies across the country have experienced many challenges over the last couple of years, including hiring and keeping qualified professionals.
(COLORADO) - Colorado State Patrol’s (CSP) Chief Matthew Packard would like to announce a team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will be assessing the Colorado State Patrol from November 29 - December 1, 2021. The assessments will examine all aspects of the agency's policies, procedures, management, operations, and all support services. Due to precautions surrounding COVID-19, the site-based assessments will be conducted virtually.
(COLORADO) –Seeing the reflection of two eyes from an animal on the road in front of you can send a wave of adrenaline and fear through even the most experienced drivers, so the Colorado State Patrol would like to assist by providing some general recommendations to lower the chance for a critter collision.
“So far this year, collisions with wildlife have increased 5.5% around the state,” warned Trooper Josh Lewis, Colorado State Patrol “Nighttime hours after 8 p.m. through the six a.m. hour seem to be highest times for these vehicle and animal interactions.”
(COLORADO) – If you haven’t seen them or even heard them, there’s no doubt you know about these large street racing groups. They slow or even shut down traffic on major streets and highways, so they can brazenly and recklessly race at speeds upwards of 100MPH putting themselves and everyone else on the road in danger. You’ve asked how you should respond if you get caught in these situations and if anything is being done to combat the problem.
(COLORADO) – Finding a used car has become increasingly challenging and with more people looking for a good price online, criminals are finding opportunities to take advantage of innocent people in need on websites like OfferUp, Facebook Marketplace, and Craigslist.
Within a 60-day period, two separate Colorado drivers have come in to register their newly purchased vehicles from Texas only to discover that they were stolen and then sold online. The drivers lost thousands of dollars and the vehicles went back to their rightful owners in Texas.
(COLORADO) – Do you remember what Halloween was like as a kid? The Colorado State Patrol sure does and we suspect that Steve from Blues Clues’ remembers as well. That’s why Steve, a.k.a. Trooper Josh Lewis, is delivering a special video message this Halloween to remind drivers of the responsibilities we all have while behind the wheel.