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Stephen Hanks is an Army veteran and a Loveland resident with a passion for improving public health and safety through collaboration with our community and local leaders.

Stephen’s experience in the Coroner’s office coupled with his commitment for success will drive the Coroner’s Office in promoting regional partnerships, in battling the opioid crisis, in promoting suicide awareness, and in improving safety on our roads and throughout our community.

It is my honor to endorse Stephen Hanks for Coroner.

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I am excited to endorse Stephen Hanks for Larimer County Coroner.

Stephen grew up in Fort Collins and has the experience and the education needed to lead the Coroner’s Office and the community with integrity and compassion. Stephen is an experienced deputy coroner, death investigator, and autopsy assistant who understands the importance of public service through community engagement and proactive leadership.

Stephen’s law degree and master’s degree in criminology give him the academic experience necessary to partner with local government and community groups, while supporting and honoring families.

Stephen’s plan to provide important data and statistics in an efficient and meaningful manner while protecting human dignity and personally identifiable information is essential for everyone concerned with the opioid crisis, suicide awareness, and overall safety on our roads and in our communities.

Please join me in voting for Stephen Hanks for Coroner.

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I am honored to endorse Steve Hanks for the position of Coroner for Larimer County, Colorado.

I have had the good fortune to work with Steve both at the Larimer County Coroner/Medical Examiner’s Office and currently at the Adams County Coroner’s Office. He is an expert at autopsy performance and has been an invaluable assistant to me. He is currently finishing law school and soon will be an attorney.

Steve knows that performing autopsies is only a fraction of proper medicolegal death investigation. As the word medicolegal implies, death investigation is both a medical and legal pursuit. Steve has mastered the medical part of the job; he soon will complete his training to be a legal expert as well.

Larimer County has always had a forensic pathologis as coroner, but times are changing. Given the legal complexity of running an Office serving a large county, Steve’s education will serve him well as Coroner. As an attorney, his interactions with the Public Defender, District Attorney, Law Enforcement, and the Public at Large will be seamless.

I am confident that Steve Hanks will run the Larimer County Coroner/Medical Examiner’s Office with efficiency, professionalism, integrity and compassion. You will be in good hands with Steve Hanks as Coroner.

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Lucy Marsh

Professor of Law

Univ. of Denver Sturm College of Law

Stephen Hanks will make an outstanding Coroner for Larimer County. He has demonstrated that he is intelligent, hardworking, and compassionate. His contributions to my classes at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law were outstanding. 

Stephen knows how to get the work done!  His comments in class demonstrated that he truly cares about people - and understands the complexities and difficulties of life. He is determined to be an active participant in the community, and to make a difference in the lives of the people he serves.

Stephen's extensive education and work experience will make him outstanding as he works with people in a variety of important and difficult situations.

Stephen has my very strong endorsement.