Kristen Maulsby graduated from the Indian Police Academy in Artesia, New Mexico, on Saturday, Oct. 28. Kristen also comes from Pagosa Springs. Kristen is a recognized member of the Cherokee Nation. Maulsby also transferred over from the Southern Ute Detention Center. Maulsby begins her Field Training Program, with her coach officer next week. Pictured here; Kristen Maulsby is receiving her certificate of graduation from her instructors during the graduation in Artesia.
SUPD has two new additions to the family. Kristen Maulsby and Shannon Baker, a resident of Pagosa Springs started with SUPD in September. She is currently in the FTO Program. Baker is riding with a coach officer learning tribal laws, jurisdiction and fine-tuning her skills as a patrol officer. Baker is a graduate of the Colorado State Police Academy. Baker transferred over from the Southern Ute Detention Center. Pictured here; Shannon Baker being sworn in as a Southern Ute Police Officer by Chief Judge Cloud.
Kristen Maulsby has her badge pinned on her for the first time. Southern Ute tribal member descendant, Keta Torres is pinning on Officer Mauslby’s badge for her.