Herb Atchison, Mayor of the city of Westminster, spoke in opposition to the bill. He noted concerns about the disclosure of an officer's name and related safety issues.
Tim Carlson, Chief of Police in the city of Westminster, testified against the bill. He expressed concerns about privacy and cooperation and suggested an amendment to remove or redact an officer's name from the investigatory findings.
Rebecca Klymkowsky, representing the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, spoke in opposition to the bill. She discussed frivolous complaints and reputational harm. She also noted recruitment issues and potential problems with a new standard of records review in the bill.
Committee discussion followed about internal investigations and the different standards employed throughout the state.