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Section 18-3-107 C.R.S. of the Colorado criminal code provides a special penalty for first-degree murder when the victim is engaged in his or her duties as:
a peace officer,
a firefighter, or
an emergency medical service provider.
If you commit first-degree murder against one of these people, the punishment is:
life imprisonment without the possibility of parole
Colorado 18-3-107 C.R.S. applies when one of these people is:
Engaged, acting in, or present for the purpose of engaging or acting in, the performance of any duty, service, or function imposed, authorized, required, or permitted by law to be performed by a peace officer, firefighter, or emergency medical service provider; AND
Such a person is in uniform or the person committing the crime otherwise knows or reasonably should know that such person is a peace officer, firefighter, or emergency medical service provider.
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