Colorado Attorney General

Colorado Attorney General
1525 Sherman St.
Denver, CO 80203
United States
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Colorado Attorney General is one of four independently elected statewide offices in Colorado and was established by the state constitution in statehood in 1876. Colorado Attorney General is responsible for helping to protect families and communities from crime, to protect beautiful natural resources of Colorado, and to combat identity theft and consumer fraud.

The Attorney General and the Department of Law, which collectively referred to as the Office of the Attorney General of Colorado, or does, represents and defends the legal interests of the people of the State of Colorado and sovereignty. The Attorney General shall exercise the responsibilities assigned to his office by the Colorado Constitution, laws enacted by the Colorado General Assembly and the people of Colorado, and common law.

The Attorney General has the primary authority for enforcement of consumer protection and antitrust laws, prosecution of Criminal Appeals and some complex white collar crimes, the Statewide Grand Jury, training and certification of peace officers, natural resources and environmental issues.

The Attorney General's Office also works closely with attorneys for Colorado District 22 and other local, state and federal law enforcement authorities to conduct criminal justice responsibilities and activities of the office.

The Attorney General is also the principal legal advisor and advisor to the executive branch of state government as the governor, except as provided by law, all state government departments and many state agencies, boards and commissions.

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