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Vail police chief to lead state association

VAIL ” Vail Police Chief Dwight Henninger has been elected president of the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) for a one-year term that began June 6. Duties of the president include acting as the official spokesperson for the organization, and representing the group at official functions.

Henninger has been the Vail police chief since January of 2002.

Prior to his current position, he was the Director of the Colorado Regional Community Policing Institute and Police Corps Academy in Golden.

The Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police became a formalized organization of Chiefs of Police in the 196’s after the need was recognized by a number of Colorado Police Chiefs who had informally networked through the years prior to the organization’s creation. Through the years the organization has had a number of police chiefs from across the state, from both large and small departments, who have served one-year terms as president.

Parts of the Glenwood Canyon bike path are closed after a major break in the Shosone Power Plan water plum cuased damage to the popular recreation path.

The bike path will remain closed indefinitely between the Hanging Lake tunnels and Grizzly Creek Rest Area, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. Additionally, the Grizzly Creek Rest Area is closed due to a lack of power. Access to the river is prohibited in the area. River recreational activity is heavily discouraged as there is significant debris in the water.

Highway travel along I-70 has not been impacted.

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