Boulder To Honor Trophy Elk

By: John Harding Email
By: John Harding Email
Boulder group plans permanent memorial for an elk killed by a police officer.

Boulder Police Officer Sam Carter poses with the elk he shot with his service gun while on duty. (Credit: KCNC)

The Boulder chapter of an animal support group has raised $3,000 to pay for a permanent memorial to a well known elk in its city.

Supporters from the organization In Defense of Animals say the memorial would be a symbol of what is important to Boulder residents.

The Boulder Daily Camera reports two police officers accused of conspiring to illegally kill the trophy elk in Boulder on Jan. 1 resigned. The two were arrested on nine charges, including killing an elk out of season and tampering with evidence.

One of the officers said the elk looked like it needed to be put down because of injuries.


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