Beyond The Badge

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Beyond The Badge – Detective Teagan Kavanagh

Officer Kavanagh started with the Parker Police Department in 2015.  Prior to being employed with the Parker Police Department, Officer Kavanagh studied Criminal Justice and Political Science at Colorado State […]
6 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Officer Julie Daniel

Today, Beyond the Badge salutes Arvada Police Officer Julie Daniel. Julie joined the Arvada Police Department in 2016 after attending the Jefferson/Lakewood combined regional academy. Before joining Arvada PD, she served […]
6 years ago
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Beyond The Badge – Officer Kyle Maddox

We’re proud to salute Officer Kyle Maddox! Officer Maddox has been employed with the Lone Tree Police Department for over 5 years.  In 2017, he was assigned to work in […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Officer Todd Shupe

This week, we’re proud to salute Officer Todd Shupe of the Parker Police Department. Officer Shupe has been serving the residents of Parker for 14 years after four years in […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Deputy Jane Saunders

This week, we’re proud to salute Deputy Jane Saunders of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. Deputy Saunders has been employed by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for 27 years.  She […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Detective Cheri Ells

This week, we’re proud to salute Detective Cheri Ells of the Wheat Ridge Police Department. You can take the girl out of the small town but you can’t take the […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Officer Tim Kuenning

This week, we salute Office Tim Kuenning of the Northglenn Police Department. Officer Kuenning has been a police officer with the Northglenn Police Department for almost 6 years. When he […]
7 years ago
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Beyond The Badge – Officer Dustin Ross

This week, we’re proud to salute Officer Dustin Ross of the Parker Police Department. Officer Ross started his law enforcement career with the Parker Police Explorers at the age of […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Chris Garramone, Dispatch/Communications Manager

This week, we’re saluting Chris Garramone, Dispatch/Communications Manager at the Wheat Ridge Police Department. The spirit of Christmas lives all year round with Chris.  Of the 25 years he’s spent […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge: Officer Craig Dvorak Parker Police Department

This week, we’re proud to recognize Officer Craig Dvorak of the Parker Police Department.  Officer Dvorak joined the Parker PD in 2015 after nearly 20 years in law enforcement in […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Det. Kevin Westbrook – Arvada PD

This week, we salute Detective Kevin Westbrook of the Arvada Police Department. Detective Westbrook has been serving the public since 2001.  He has had a number of important roles, including […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Trooper Jason Fagan

This week, we salute Trooper Jason Fagan of the Colorado State Patrol.  During the past three years, Trooper Fagan has put together the “Heroes and Helpers” program.  This year, Jason’s […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Detective Kyle Eversole

This week, we salute Detective Kyle Eversole of the Wheat Ridge Police Department. Kyle is a 16-year veteran of the Wheat Ridge Police Department. As a Colorado native, he attended […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Deputy Jeff Brunkow

This week, 98.5 KYGO salutes Deputy Jeff Brunkow of the Boulder Sheriff’s Department. On April 22nd, 2015, sheriff’s deputies in Boulder County, Colorado, responded to a hostage situation near Eldorado […]
7 years ago
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Beyond The Badge – Deputy Kathy Kinnard

This week we salute Deputy Kathy Kinnard of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.  A 27-year veteran of the JCSO, Deputy Kinnard goes Beyond the Badge as a volunteer and selflessly gives […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Commander John Rosecrans

This week, we’re proud to salute Commander John Rosecrans of the Northglenn Police Department. Commander John Rosecrans served in the United States Army Special Forces before becoming a police officer.  […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Corporal Jesse Ihnen

This week, we salute Corporal Jesse Ihnen with the Colorado State University Police Department.  Corporal Ihnen is a veteran officer, and as a Defensive Tactics Instructor he has devoted an […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Detective Bev Wilson

This week, we’re proud to feature Detective Bev Wilson of the Parker Police Department.  With the Parker PD since 2004, Detective Wilson has been recognized for her compassionate and caring […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Edgewater Police Department

This week, we honor four Edgewater Police Officers whose prompt action led to the apprehension of two carjackers.  In September of 2016 a resident reported having her vehicle stolen at […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Officer Gabe Evans

This week, we salute Officer Gabe Evans of the Arvada Police Department.  Officer Evans has been an Arvada Police Officer since 2011. In that time, he has served as a […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Sergeant Joe Cummings

This week, we salute Sergeant Joe Cummings of the Parker Police Department.  Sgt. Cummings has been honored with six life savings awards, 36 letters of appreciation, eight commendations, two Meritorious […]
7 years ago
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Beyond The Badge – Officer Henry Jones

This past September, a young Army private was traveling from DIA to Virginia for her grandfather’s funeral, but when she got to the ticket counter, she learned the airline had […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Heidi Prentup

Division Chief Heidi Prentup started her law enforcement career in 1981 as a Cadet with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office. After graduating from college she returned to Colorado and was […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Officer Jackie Spresser

This week, we salute Officer Jackie Spresser of the Northglenn Police Department.  Officer Spresser has been an officer with Northglenn PD for 5 years, and in that time she has […]
7 years ago
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Beyond The Badge – Investigator Jennifer Jones

This week, we’re proud to salute Investigator Jennifer Jones of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Investigator Jones is a go-getter with a strong work ethic and has a can-do attitude […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Sergeant Kate Herrlinger

This week, we honor Sergeant Kate Herrlinger of the Arvada Police Department.  Sgt. Herrlinger has contributed her skills in many areas – including Community Response, Tactics Instructor, Crime Prevention Class […]
7 years ago
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Beyond The Badge – Trooper Marc Bornhoft

This week, we salute Trooper Marc Bornhoft of the Colorado State Patrol.  In his law enforcement career, Trooper Bornhoft was recognized as the 2008 National NLEC Instructor of the Year […]
7 years ago
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Beyond The Badge – Sgt. Mike Pitrusu

One evening, the Aurora Police Department received a special request through their Facebook page.  It wasn’t the usual request for extra patrols or more traffic enforcement.  It was a request […]
7 years ago
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Beyond The Badge – Corporal Vern Myers

This week, we salute Corporal Vern Myers, twenty eight years with the Castle Rock PD.  For the past twelve years, Corporal Myers has been an instructor for the department’s Explorer […]
7 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Deputy Cindy Baughman

This week, we salute Deputy Cindy Baughman of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.  Deputy Baughman exemplifies the concept of “service before self.”  A mother of two grown children, a grandmother, […]
7 years ago
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Beyond The Badge – Police Explorer Colton Bowman

The Explorer Scout program gives young men and women ages 14-20 the chance to learn about law enforcement as a career.  This week, we salute Police Explorer Colton Bowman of […]
8 years ago
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Beyond The Badge – Resource Officer Ed McCallin

On the morning of September 27th, a 16 year old Jefferson High School student was approached by a dark pickup truck as she walked to school.  She thought the vehicle […]
8 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Officers Juan Gamboa and Edward Pacheco Jr.

This week, we salute Officers Juan Gamboa and Edward Pacheco Jr. of the Denver PD.  It was a cold and freezing morning this past December morning when they saw two […]
8 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Sergeant Vinnie Montez

This week 98.5 KYGO salutes Sergeant Vinnie Montez of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Montez grew up in Boulder, idolizing Ponch and John from CHIPs, later serving as a […]
8 years ago
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Beyond the Badge – Detective Trevor Hettinger

98.5 KYGO salutes Detective Trevor Hettinger! Trevor Hettinger has been a member of the Arvada Police Department since 2007, but his dedication to service starts long before that. Detective Hettinger joined […]
8 years ago