Oakes appointed to statewide board

DENVER — Gov. Hickenlooper on Friday appointed Chief Duane Charles Oakes of Alamosa to the Automobile Theft Prevention Board for a term expiring Feb. 1, 2024.

The chief will serve as a representative of law enforcement.

The Automobile Theft Prevention Board solicits and reviews applications for grants that assist in improving and supporting automobile theft prevention programs or programs for the enforcement or prosecution of automobile theft crimes through statewide planning and coordination.