Robert Axmacher, representing the Colorado District Attorneys' Council and the Eighth Judicial District, testified in opposition to SB 22-023.
Heidi McCollum, representing the Fifth Judicial District, testified in opposition to the bill.
Del Kleinschmidt, representing the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, testified in opposition to the bill.
Chris Noeller, representing the Pueblo Police Department and the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified on the bill from an "amend" position.
Randy McNitt, representing the Lakewood Police Department and the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police, testified on the bill from an "amend" position.
Mr. Kleinschmidt responded to questions regarding whether a confession was voluntary in a scenario he referenced, and policies at his department for interrogating juveniles. He responded to further questions regarding what would change if SB 22-023 were to pass. Discussion ensued regarding what is to be gained by removing deception as a tool in interrogating juveniles, and the utility of deception when interrogating juveniles. Mr. Noeller responded to questions regarding the presence of a parent as a safeguard during juvenile interrogation.