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Please keep this Colorado State Patrol Trooper in your prayers

A Colorado State Patrol trooper is in critical condition after being shot by a suspect in Glenwood Canyon today.  The trooper had stopped to offer assistance to the suspect who appeared to be a motorist broken down along Interstate 70.

While I criticize police officers frequently on this blog, I also recognize that they have an extremely difficult and dangerous job.  Prior to going to law school, I was a paramedic for a number of years and served two years assigned to a SWAT team as a tactical medic.  My job as a DUI lawyer requires me to vigorously defend my clients, I attempt to always do so in a respectful manner.

I ask that all of you recognize the service of these officers and pray for the speedy recovery of this injured trooper.