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WHEN: Tuesday, May 9, 2006 at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Berthoud Elementary
560 Bunyan Avenue

DENVER – Attorney General John Suthers joined fifty-one other attorneys general in expressing concerns over the proposed substantial reductions in federal spending for state law enforcement and crime victims’ assistance in the Administration’s fiscal year 2007 budget request.

WHEN:   Wednesday, April 26, 2006 
     
Registration:
Breakfast:
Program:
Adjourn:
  7:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m.
8:00 a.m.

DENVER – Attorney General John Suthers today announced grants totaling $800,000 will be awarded to police officer training programs throughout Colorado. The grants were approved today at a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Board meeting. Attorney General Suthers chairs the P.O.S.T. Board.

“These funds provide critical training to Colorado’s peace officers,” said Suthers. “Last year alone, over 6,400 officers attended more than 96,000 hours of training through this grant program.”

DENVER –At the urging of Attorney General John Suthers, Commissioner of Education William Moloney today sent a copy of Colorado Revised Statute 27-2-108.5, concerning the proper and legal display of the flag of the United States, to all Colorado superintendents.

DENVER – Attorney General John Suthers today announced that David Frisco, 48, of Loveland was sentenced to 12 years in prison for crimes relating to the operation of his bail bond business known as Colorado Bail Bonds, Golden West Bail Bonds, and Acoma Ten Percent Bail Bonds.

“The multiple offenses for which David Frisco was indicted reveal a disturbing pattern of criminal behavior,” said Suthers. “We were pleased to receive the maximum sentence possible.” Under the terms of the plea agreement, the maximum sentence Frisco could have received was 12 years.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 29, 2006

WHERE:

9:00 AM
Castle Rock Senior Center
2323 Woodlands Blvd, Castle Rock
Special Guests: District Attorney Carol Chambers,
Sheriff David Weaver

WHEN: Tuesday, March 28, 2006

WHERE:

9:30 AM
Water Valley/Pelican Banquet Room
1625 Pelican Lakes Drive, Windsor

WHEN: Monday, March 27, 2006

WHERE:

10:00 AM
Thornton Senior Center
9471 Dorothy Blvd, Thornton
Special Guests: Deputy Chief Randy Nelson

DENVER - Attorney General John Suthers today announced that the Denver District Court has dismissed the lawsuit challenging the adequacy of the State’s public school funding.

“The district court flatly rejected the argument that the current level of school funding in Colorado is unconstitutional,” said Suthers. “This decision is a victory for local control and for the idea that it is the responsibility of elected officials – not the courts - to decide how we fund public education.”

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