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Colorado State Patrol Recruiting Team



The mission of the Colorado State Patrol Recruiting Team is to actively recruit the finest applicants through an impartial, standards based, selection process. The recruiting team working in conjunction with the backgound investigators shall conduct rigorous, concise, in-depth background investigations utilizing professional law enforcement screening practices.


We do our very best to inform our applicants about our hiring process and the rewarding and stable career the Colorado State Patrol has to offer you. As you move along in our hiring process feel free to contact one of our recruiters at any time.


Below you will meet our entire team of recruiters .  As you move along in the hiring process these are the people you will meet along your path to a new and exciting career.





Colorado State Patrol Recruiters

For more information about becoming a member of the Colorado State Patrol contact a recruiter near you.
Out of State & Denver Metro Recruiter | Western Slope Recruiter | Southern Colorado Recruiters




Out of State & Denver Metro Recruiter      

Recruiter for Districts 1, 3, 6 and all out of State applicants.
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 Trooper Richard Krantz
Trooper Richard Krantz
Denver Metro Recruiter CSP Recruiting Team
15055 S. Golden Rd.              
Golden, CO 80401

303 273-1641

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Trooper Krantz grew up in South Dakota and after graduating high school he joined the US Navy.  He spent 22 years on active duty retiring in 2004. Prior to joining the Colorado State Patrol he spent 2 years working as a deputy for Denver County.  Seeking more variety he joined the Colorado State Patrol in 2006.  After graduating from the CSP Academy he was stationed in Castle Rock, he describes Castle Rock as an excellent troop, both challenging and rewarding.  The assignment at Castle Rock allowed him to work both the metro and rural areas covering Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties. 


Trooper Krantz took advantage of the continued education opportunities offered by Mesa State College through the CSP Academy and he earned his Associates of Arts Degree with emphasis in Criminal Justice.


Trooper Krantz joined the Selection Team in November 2010 as a background investigator, and transferred to recruiting in July 2011.  He looks forward to the challenge and the direct impact selections has on the continued tradition of the patrol being the leader in law enforcement in Colorado.  


Denver Metro Recruiter

Recruiter for Districs 1, 3, and 6

Technician Penny Gallegos 

Technician Penny Gallegos

Denver Metro Recruiter CSP Recruiting Team
15055 S. Golden Rd.
Golden, CO 80401

303-356-2054 (cell)

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Technician Penny Gallegos began her career with the Colorado State Patrol in 1994. She was stationed in Adams County, where she was recognized as Peace Officer of the Year in 1999. Technician Gallegos received the Medal of Valor and is currently the only female Trooper to hold such an honor. In 2002 she was promoted to Technician and transferred to the Academy where she served as the FTO Coordinator and drill instructor.


In Dec. of 2012 Technician Gallegos chose a different path for her career and began fulfilling the role of Recruiter.


Technician Gallegos loves fitness, hunting and spending time with her children.


Western Slope Recruiter     

Recruiter for Districts 4 & 5.                                               

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Master Trooper Brad Millard

Master Trooper Brad Millard
Western Slope Recruiter
CSP Selection Team
505 Palmer Street
Delta, CO 81416

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Trooper Brad Millard graduated high school in Aurora, Colorado, and attended the Arapahoe Community College. He initially worked as an auto mechanic and then as an industrial machinist (adjuster) before making a career move to the Colorado State Patrol in 1991.


Trooper Millard began his career as a trooper in eastern Adams and Arapahoe counties. He has been involved in many exciting and rewarding incidents. He finds his work in criminal interdiction particularly satisfying. He was lead officer for criminal interdiction in his troop office for several years, including twenty-one felony drug arrests over a 12-month period. This period included a cocaine bust of twenty-eight pounds.


In 1996 Trooper Millard transferred to Delta, Colorado, where he specialized as an Accident Re constructionist and continued to help the citizens of Colorado as a road trooper.

In 2003, Trooper Millard transferred to the Selection Team. He handles background investigations and recruiting on the western slope of Colorado.



Southern Colorado Recruiters

Recruiters for District 2.

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Trooper Maurice Harris
Trooper Maurice Harris

Southern Colorado Recruiter
CSP Selection Team
1480 Quail Lake Loop
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Trooper Harris grew up in South Carolina, where he graduated from High School and joined the Army. He experienced law enforcement for the first time as a Military Police officer in the Army. It was then that he knew law enforcement was his calling. Trooper Harris spent nine years in the Army as a M. P. before joining the Colorado State Patrol.


Trooper Harris’ first duty station with the patrol was in Castle Rock, which he describes as a great experience. He transferred out of Castle Rock and went to Colorado Springs where he chose to make his home. Over the years he has been involved in many aspects of the Patrol. Trooper Harris is a Field Training Officer, Public Information Officer and Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) Instructor. He receives the most joy from being a Child Passenger Safety Technician Instructor. He believes this is where he can make the biggest difference in a person’s life; by teaching parents the basics of keeping their children safe in their vehicle.


Trooper Harris is currently assigned to the Selection Team as a Recruiter/Background Investigator. He is one of the original recruiters for the Colorado State Patrol. Being a recruiter has been one of his toughest challenges and most rewarding. Trooper Maurice Harris enjoys sharing his experiences with others who are looking to join the Colorado State Patrol.