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CIRT Activated for Officer Injury

Released on Friday, September 30, 2022

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The Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) has been activated to investigate an incident that resulted in serious injuries to a Fort Collins Police detective.
On September 29, 2022, undercover FCPS detectives in plainclothes were conducting follow up work related to a previous case. They were near North Boise Avenue and East 8th Street in Loveland around 8 p.m. when they were approached by an acquaintance of the suspect in that case. The man confronted and ultimately struck one of the detectives, who suffered serious injuries. The detective was transported to an area hospital and is expected to recover.
The man was detained and interviewed by CIRT detectives at the Loveland Police Department, then was released pending further investigation. The District Attorney will determine any appropriate charges at the conclusion of the case.
Due to the severity of the detective’s injuries, the Critical Incident Response Team was activated. The Loveland Police Department is leading the investigation, and the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office will manage any further public information release. Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Loveland Police Det. Corey Richards at 970-962-2274.