Adam Holen

From LEO Ratings
Facebook logoTwitter logoReddit logo

Service Record

Greenwood Village Colorado Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service 2016[1] - November 1, 2021.[2]
Salary $74,385 (2020)[3]
Last Known Status Resigned.[2]

Incident Reports

Adam Holen.PNG

2021 Death of Peyton Blitstein

Note that Holen had resigned from the Greenwood Village Police Department before the incident.

On November 24, 2021, an argument broke out between Holen and a group of teenagers that he accused of driving carelessly through the neighborhood. Blitstein shot Holen, who returned fire, killing Blitstein.[2][4]

Holen's blood alcohol level was .193%, above the state limit of .08%.[5]

The incident was captured on a neighbor's doorbell camera.[6]

Response Timeline

On December 22, 2021, Holen was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, felony menacing, and prohibited use of a weapon while drunk.[7]

Holen pleaded not guilty.[8]

On February 13, 2024, a jury convicted Holen of manslaughter and found him not guilty of menacing. Holen faces 2-6 years in prison.[8]

LEO Ratings

Public Comments