Press Releases

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 3:29pm
On Friday, February 15, 2019 at 4:16PM officers from the CSPD Gold Hill Patrol Division were dispatched to the area of Ridge Road and West Pikes Peak Avenue to investigate a traffic crash. Upon arrival officers determined the driver of a late model Nissan Rogue drove southbound through the... Read more
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 3:28pm
Unfortunately, 2018 was a busy year for the Major Accident Unit of the Colorado Springs Police Department.  The unit investigated 48 traffic fatalities, and responded to 104 call outs.  In addition to felony traffic crash investigations, these call outs include requests for technical assistance,... Read more
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 2:27pm
On February 14, 2019, the El Paso County Coroner’s Office identified the pedestrian who was killed in the traffic crash near the intersection of Colorado Avenue and Cimino Drive as Mitchal Holloway, 21 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs. Mr. Holloway is the sixth traffic fatality in... Read more
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 11:16am
On February 9, 2019, at approximately 7:12 PM, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Communications Center received information of an officer down in the area of Uintah Street and I-25.
Chief Niski
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 9:27am
Mayor John Suthers announced Interim Chief of Police Vince Niski as his selection for the next Police Chief of Colorado Springs. Niski has served as Deputy Chief since 2012 and has been with CSPD for 30 years, beginning in 1989. Niski’s appointment is pending confirmation by the Colorado Springs... Read more
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 4:55pm
The Colorado Springs Police Department is pleased to announce the Spring 2019 Cadet Academy. The Cadet Academy will take place every Saturday from April 13, 2019, through May 11, 2019.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 11:10am
On July 15, 1986, seven month old Christopher Abeyta was taken from his parents’ bedroom in the middle of the night and foul play is suspected. The investigation into Christopher’s disappearance remains an active and open investigation with the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Missing Persons... Read more
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 4:10pm
The Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Program was developed in response to the increasing number of children and teenagers using the Internet and other technology, the proliferation of child sexual abuse images available electronically, and the heightened online activity by predators seeking... Read more
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 4:09pm
On January 23, 2019, at approximately 7:18 PM, Officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to reports of multiple shots fired in the 2500 block of Verde Drive. When officers arrived on scene they encountered an armed suspect and shots were fired. Please see attached El Paso... Read more
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 4:16pm
The Colorado Springs Police Department is proud to announce our participation in a regional partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters – Pikes Peak (BBBS), the Office of the Mayor, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, and the Colorado Springs Fire Department. The partnership supports BBBS’ ‘Bigs... Read more
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 4:15pm
On December 12, 2018, Officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department were dispatched to a sexual assault call for service in the 900 block of East Fountain Boulevard and initiated a preliminary investigation. 
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:04am
Update 1/28/19, 4:30 p.m.: The Colorado Springs Police Department’s preliminarily investigation is now being conducted as a non-criminal death. The El Paso County Coroner’s Office will identify the victim after the forensic identification has been confirmed. Please be patient as the Coroner’s... Read more