Policies

Use of Force

Broadly speaking, the use of force by law enforcement officers becomes necessary and is permitted under specific circumstances, such as in self-defense or in defense of another individual or group. View the Colorado State Patrol's (CSP's) Use of Force Policy.

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Professional Contacts and Stops

View the Colorado State Patrol's Policy regarding professional contacts and stops to understand more about establishing conduct that will gain respect and promote public safety while guiding the trooper through daily interactions to promote officer safety and professionalism.

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Member Conduct Complaints and Administrative Investigations

Read more about the Colorado State Patrol's policy providing guidelines for member conduct complaints and administrative investigations.

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Release and Disposition of Records

This Colorado State Patrol policy establishes guidelines and procedures for the release and maintenance of State Patrol records, and for their eventual disposition or disposal.

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