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Posted on: April 26, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Governor Appoints Chief Christensen to Colorado Peace Officers Standards & Training Board

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Cory Christensen, Chief of Police for the City of Steamboat Springs, was appointed earlier this month by Governor John W. Hickenlooper to the Colorado Peace Officers Standards and Training Board (POST).  

Christensen was named to the POST Board by Executive Order A 2017 072 signed by Governor Hickenlooper on April 7, 2017, for the term expiring June 30, 2018.  He replaces John. D. Dyer of Rifle, Colorado.  

The POST Board is made up of lay members, professionals and experts within the law and law enforcement communities.  POST is a unit of the Criminal Justice Section of the Colorado Attorney General's Office. 

The POST Board documents and manages the certification and training of all active peace officers and reserve peace officers working for Colorado law enforcement agencies. POST also provides continuing training on emerging issues, including anti-bias, DNA and witness protection issues. 

In addition to his new appointment, Christensen served as a Subject Matter Expect (SME) for POST for many years and currently is a member of the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Police Executive Research Forum.  

Chief Christensen was named Chief of Police for the City of Steamboat Springs in November, 2015 and is responsible for twenty-five sworn police officers and twelve support personnel providing around the clock public safety services to the residents and visitors of the city.

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Cory Christensen, Police Chief - 970-879-4344 or
Gary Suiter, City Manager – 970-871-8240 or 
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