The Colorado Department of Law is focused on:
- Upholding the United States and Colorado Constitutions.
- Providing the highest level of ethical legal service to the State of Colorado.
- Defending the laws and officers of the State of Colorado from legal challenge.
- Protecting and preserving the quality of Colorado’s land, water, and air.
- Advocating for policies that help law enforcement improve community safety.
- Protecting Coloradans from consumer scams and fraud.
- Ensuring that Colorado’s elections remain free from criminal fraud.
- Promoting open, accountable governance.
To provide professional, ethical, and independent legal services to the State of Colorado and its citizens, to promote respect for law and access to the justice system, to ensure the fair and open exercise of government, and to protect and advance the public interest.
The Colorado Attorney General is one of four independently elected statewide offices in Colorado and was established by the State Constitution upon statehood in 1876.