Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed interim Colorado State Patrol Chief Scott G. Hernandez to be the patrol’s next chief.
An interim chief has been named at the Colorado State Patrol after the agency’s former head decided to retire months before his contract was due to expire.
The head of the Colorado State Patrol is leaving. A spokesperson for the patrol says Chief James Wolfinbarger plans to retire at the end of the month.
Police and law enforcement across Colorado arrested more than 560 people during the annual Halloween “Heat Is On” DUI crackdown.
The Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado Department of Transportation announced they will be implementing a “Click It or Tick” seat belt enforcement campaign the first week of April.
The Colorado Department of Transportation announced that there were 435 drivers suspected of drinking and driving over Thanksgiving week.
Starting Monday, the Colorado State Patrol will step up enforcement as part of a new safety campaign to prevent collisions between the motoring public and the commercial truck fleet.