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Ron Stallworth
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Stallworth in 2019
Born (1953-06-18) June 18, 1953 (age 69)
Police career
Department Colorado Springs Police
Years of service 1972–1980
Rank Detective
Police career
Department Utah Public Safety
Years of service 1980–2005
Rank Sergeant

Ron Stallworth (born June 18, 1953) is a retired American police officer. He worked undercover to arrest members of the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the late 1970s. He was the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department. The 2018 movie BlacKkKlansman is based on his experiences.

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