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Kaitlin Durbin

News Public Safety Reporter

Kaitlin Durbin covers public safety for The Gazette. The Ohio native joined the newspaper's staff in 2016. She previously worked in Mansfield, Ohio. You can reach Durbin at Kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com or by phone at 719-636-0362. Follow her on Twitter at @njKaitlinDurbin.

El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder speaks during a press conference at the the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado Springs, Colo., Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, reguarding the Monday’s shooting that left deputy Micah Flick dead and three other law enforcement officers wounded during an investigation of a motor vehicle theft in a Colorado Springs apartment complex. The suspect was killed and one citizen injured. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder speaks during a press conference at the the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado Springs, Colo., Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, reguarding the Monday’s shooting that left deputy Micah Flick dead and three other law enforcement officers wounded during an investigation of a motor vehicle theft in a Colorado Springs apartment complex. The suspect was killed and one citizen injured. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
El Paso County Sgt. Jake Abendshan (left) has been released from the hospital, while Deputy Scott Stone (right) is in stable condition.
Deputy Micah Flick (courtesy of El Paso County Sheriff's Office)
Melissa and Vinnie Murphy tragically lost their children , Noah, 7, and Sophia, 5, last year when they were stabbed to death. Their son, Malik Murphy, is accused in the killings. The Murphys were giving an interview at their new home on Thursday, February 1, 2018. They never returned to their home after the murders. Above their fireplace, are photos and memorabilia of Noah and Sophia. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
Deandre Vonte Smith. Photo courtesy Colorado Springs Police Department.
Mike Hedges (Photo via CSPD)
3/23/98 Jacob Ind II
Jacob Ind is serving two life sentences in the Colorado State Penitentiary for the murder of his mother and stepfather. Ind is from Woodland Park. Photo/Kelley