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History of the Colorado Springs Police Department by Dwight Haverkorn
As with the birth of any town, law enforcement is a vital part of its existence with citizens often dependent on it for survival. In Colorado Springs, the City’s first constable came on board in 1872, followed by the Marshal’s office. Eventually, in 1901 a police department was born.
Dwight Haverkorn, formerly with the CSPD, has spent nearly two decades researching homicides of the Pikes Peak Region and is also compiling a history of the department from 1872 to present. His talk will include a discussion of the gangs coming to Colorado Springs and other historical notes.
Dwight has been conducting research for the ID Channel program, “Homicide Hunter, Lieutenant Joe Kenda.” He also assisted Charlie Hess, a retired CIA / FBI agent with research for his book, “HelloView more
Program format is in a casual, buffet style dinner setting at a cost of $17. Reservations are suggested by Friday prior, 12 Noon.
Contact: (719) 473-0330
1150 Panorama Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80904