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Monday, October 21, 2019 - 11:11am
On October 20, 2019 at approximately 4:28PM, Officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) were informed of a deceased party at an address in the 6000 Block of Bow River Drive.  Officers responded and made entry into the residence, where they located a deceased female. 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:15pm
On October 8, 2019, at approximately 1:18 P.M., the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a crash involving an automobile and a bicycle at the intersection of North Chelton Road and Chelton Circle. The driver of the bicycle, 62-year-old Craig T. Hanson of Colorado Springs was... Read more
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 1:23pm
On August 6th, 2019, at approximately 5:35 P.M., the FirstBank, located at 1275 Garden of the Gods Road, was robbed by a white male suspect.  The suspect approached the teller counter and presented a note demanding money.  After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled the scene.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 1:21pm
Update The deceased driver in this collision has been identified as a 14-year-old juvenile male of Colorado Springs. Speed and driver’s inexperience are considered factors in this crash; however, it is still unknown if impairment played a factor. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of... Read more
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 9:01am
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
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 2:22pm
On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at approximately 4:04 P.M., officers from the Colorado Springs Police Department’s (CSPD) Gold Hill Division were dispatched to a reported shooting near the southeast corner of Memorial Park located at 900 Prospect Lake Drive.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 10:06am
On Monday October 7, 2019, at approximately 3:40PM, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) were dispatched to the 500 block of South Nevada Avenue reference a shooting. Upon arrival officers located a deceased adult male, in the alley behind 525 South Nevada Ave. 
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 2:50pm
On September 9, 2019, the TCF Bank, located at 3290 Centennial Boulevard, was robbed by an alleged armed suspect. At 9:29 A.M., an older white approached the teller counter and presented a note demanding money and indicating he was armed with a gun; however, no firearm was observed. The suspect... Read more
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 3:33pm
Please see the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Cases of Interest at the link below for information concerning the May 18, 2019, officer involved shooting in the 4200 block of Forest Hill Road. The cases of interest webpage contains the press release from the District Attorney’s Office review... Read more
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 4:49pm
On September 29, 2019, at approximately 3:06 P.M., the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO) received a call for service advising that an individual was shooting a pellet gun at pedestrians and vehicles from inside a residence in the 200 block of 2nd Street, in Monument, Colorado. The Sheriff’s... Read more
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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 3:47pm
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!
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Friday, September 27, 2019 - 3:54pm
On September 5, 2019, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) Special Victim’s Section arrested 57-year-old Richard Ortega for Sexual Assault and Unlawful Sexual Contact. CSPD detectives first learned of Ortega on May 30, 2019, when several females reported that he sexually assaulted them... Read more