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Community Parole Officer Christine Guerin-Sandoval

Colorado Department of Corrections, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, September 28, 2023

Community Parole Officer Christine Guerin-Sandoval was struck and killed by a vehicle near the intersection of W Bijou Street and N Spruce Street while she and two other parole officers attempted to arrest a parolee.

They located the man inside a vehicle parked at a convenience store at the intersection at about 3:45 pm. As the officers approached the vehicle, the man intentionally reversed into them before fleeing the scene. Officer Guerin-Sandoval and one of the other officers were both struck. They were transported to UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central where Officer Guerin-Sandoval succumbed to her injuries.

The subject was arrested a short time later.

Officer Guerin-Sandoval had served with the Colorado Department of Corrections for five years and had previously served with the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office for 12 years.

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