Get Involved


CAPS: Volunteer or Intern

Community Advancing Public Safety (CAPS) program engages volunteers and interns (18 & up) in a public safety partnership with the City’s Police and Fire Departments and the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management.

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Citizen Advisory Committees

The Citizen Advisory Committees (CAC) represent their neighborhoods in serving as a conduit between the community and the local police division.  

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Crime Prevention & Safety Programs

The CSPD Crime Prevention and Neighborhood Watch programs focus on providing citizens and businesses with tips on how to prevent becoming a victim of a crime.

Youth Programs

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Teen Academy

The Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Teen Academy provides young adults with a unique opportunity to learn about the operations of regional law enforcement agencies in El Paso County. 

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Police Cadet Program

The Cadet Program develops young leaders to become active in our community. Cadets attend leadership conferences, volunteer at local non-profits, and learn about the role of law enforcement.

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Youth Advisory Council

The Youth Advisory Council to Law Enforcement (YACLE) provides Colorado Springs' young people with an active role in addressing youth issues. 

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PAL Boxing

The Police Athletic/Activities League (PAL) Boxing program enhances the relationship between the CSPD and our community through athletics and mentoring.

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With the help of local partners, CSPD gives sports balls to kids and teens in our community.

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Birthday Card Program

Let us send you a personalized birthday message on behalf of the Colorado Springs Police Department!