Julie Krow, representing El Paso County, testified in support of the bill. She distributed two handouts: threat notifications in El Paso County (Attachment A) and a fact sheet on the bill prepared by Colorado Counties, Inc. (Attachment B). She discussed the importance of protecting staff.
A witness from El Paso County who wished to remain anonymous, testified in support of the bill. She relayed threats received while working in Adult Protective Services.
Jeff Ball, representing Young Williams, LLC, testified in favor of the measure. He provided a copy of his testimony (Attachment C) and gave examples of threats.
The committee asked questions about threats and determining when to report to law enforcement.