Colorado Springs Police Departments Information
Colorado Springs is the largest city in Colorado. The city has a dedicated police department and it is known as Colorado Springs Police Department or CSPD. The official website of the department is https://coloradosprings.gov/police-department.
In addition to normal policing job, the Colorado Springs Police is engaged in offering various online services. These online services include reporting a minor crime, reporting a minor traffic accident, reporting a traffic complaint, viewing crime data, requesting police record and impounded vehicle information. However, Colorado Springs Police Department is no longer offering non-criminal fingerprint services to common public. The police department also has a Victim Advocacy Unit which renders services to crime victims under the provision of Colorado’s Victims Rights Acts.
Colorado Springs Police Department Contact Information
In case of a life-threatening emergency, the number to be dialed is 911. For other crimes, queries and nonemergency response the contact number is 719 444 7000. The number is available for 24 hours a day.
The police department area commands are
1.Gold Hill Division at 955 West Moreno Avenue, Colorado Springs.2. Falcon Division at 7850 Goddard Street, Colorado Springs
3. Peak Station Division at 6 N Tejon St, Colorado Springs.4. Stetson Hills Division, 4110 Tutt Boulevard, Colorado Springs.
5.Sand Creek Division, 950 Academy Park Loop, Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs Police Department Address
705 S Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
The department maintains complete telephone directory in its website which can be seen at https://coloradosprings.gov/police-department/page/cspd-telephone-directory?mlid=5276
In case of concerns and complaints about the police department serves the number 714-444-7417 may be dialed.
About Colorado Springs Police Department
Colorado Springs Police Department is headed by a Chief of Police. Two bureaus, patrol bureau, and operations support bureau report to the office of the Chief of Police directly. There are many divisions, sections and units working under the bureaus.
The patrol bureau does patrol duty and also responds to calls for service. Under the patrol bureau, there are units such as School Resource Unit, Community Service Officer Unit, DUI Unit and Police Human Resource.
The operations support bureau offers support services to patrol bureau and also carries out investigations and supports the whole department. There are five divisions under the operations support bureau such as specialized enforcement division, investigations divisions, management services divisions, professional standards divisions, metro vice, narcotics, and intelligence division.
There are a number of senior leaders in the department who are called commanders.
The current Chief of Police of Colorado Springs Police Department is Vincent Niski. The operations support bureau is headed by Deputy Chief Mark Smith. The patrol operations bureau is headed by Deputy Chief Adrian Vasquez.
There is the provision of Citizen Advisory Committee which connects the local police administration and the community. The Citizen Advisory Committees provide feedback about the community and assist the police department as per requirement.
Another partnership program between the community and the police department is the Neighborhood Watch program. Neighborhood Watch is a group of neighbors trained by the police department on the basis of policing activities.
A monthly program called Coffee With a Cop is organized by the department in which informal interaction takes place between police officers and the members of the community they serve. The program schedule can be found on the department official website.
The Colorado Springs Police Department officers participate in community outreach programs based on requests and feasibility.
The CSPD Crime Prevention Program helps citizens and businesses with tips on preventing crimes. It is essentially a training program by capable officers and it provides a learning opportunity to citizens on measures to prevent crimes.
The Colorado Springs Police Department also has a team called the Homeless Outreach Team to serve the homeless community.