“Bigs with Badges” pairs children facing adversity throughout the Pikes Peak Region with police officers, firefighters, and other first responders in a sports-based setting. “Bigs with Badges” is currently enrolling children throughout our region from low income, single parent, or military families... Read more
Start 2020 off right. Make sure you and your family are prepared for an emergency. Remember, disasters don't plan ahead, but you can. Here are some simple steps you can take as you welcome the New Year.
The City of Colorado Springs will allocate $4.4 million towards the addition of 20 sworn police officers and eight full-time fire personnel in 2020. This investment continues the City’s commitment to add 120 officers to the Colorado Springs Police Department and 32 full-time positions to the... Read more
In 2019, the Colorado Springs Police Department made traffic safety a priority following a record high number of traffic deaths in Colorado Springs the previous year. In an effort to reduce traffic fatalities, the CSPD has not only stepped up enforcement in 2019, but also worked closely with... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs has joined FirstNet® – a new communications platform built just for public safety. FirstNet provides the City’s first responders new capabilities and reliable access to send and receive critical information while in the field.
We’re getting a little more serious than usual to talk about the high number of traffic fatalities in Colorado Springs, and what our police officers identify as the major reasons. Listen to some frightening stories and life-saving tips from the lead of the Major Crash Team, Sgt. Jim Stinson. Jen... Read more
On October 26, 2019, the Colorado Springs Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to host a citywide “Drug Take Back Day.” The program, which is spearheaded by the DEA, provides convenient locations across the nation for the public to drop off unneeded... Read more
In October 2018, CSPD was awarded a grant through the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) for the purpose of conducting speed enforcement throughout Colorado Springs. The enforcement effort was named Slow Down, Colorado Springs!
On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, between 8:00 P.M. and 10:00 P.M., the Colorado Springs Police Department will conduct a live-fire calibration of its Gunshot Detection System.
These controlled tests will consist of a sequence of gunshots, immediately followed by a validation of sound detection by... Read more