Media Advisory

Colorado Springs, CO:  Executive Director Rick Raemisch and the Colorado Department of Corrections would like to welcome Mark Fairbairn as the Interim Public Information Officer for the department.  Fairbairn is a 17 year veteran of the department, where he has served as a Corrections Officer, Custody Control Sergeant, Facilities Shift Commander, Housing Captain, Administrative Services Captain and Custody Control Manager.  He has worked in five facilities over his career and has experience as the Facility Information Officer.

Mr. Fairbairn will operate out of the Headquarters office in Colorado Springs.  His office phone number is (719)226-4773, mobile number is (719)429-6959, and he can be reached by email at

We would like to thank Laurie Kilpatrick for her service to the department and wish her the best with her future. Laurie’s parting comment was, “The staff of the department and the programs available to offenders, in order to build a safer Colorado for today and tomorrow, made it easy to work in the public information office.”

* The Office of Legal Services will continue to respond to open records requests.  Records requests should be made by emailing: