Press Releases

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 2:18pm
Earlier this year, detectives from the Colorado Springs Metro Vice, Narcotics, and Intelligence Division’s (MVNI) Marijuana Regulatory Team began an investigation into numerous local retail marijuana stores that were illegally operating throughout the region. The practice of operating retail... Read more
portrait of Vince Niski
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 1:17pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -  Mayor John Suthers announced today that Deputy Police Chief Vince Niski will serve as the interim chief of police upon the retirement of Colorado Springs Police Chief Pete Carey Feb. 1, 2019.
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 9:42am
On December 8, 2018, at approximately 2:56 AM, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the 4000 block of Lacy Lane on reported shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male outside an apartment, with what appears to be a gunshot wound. The Colorado Springs Fire... Read more
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 4:53pm
Crime Stoppers, a 501(c)(3) non-profit community program, relies upon grants, private donations, and fundraising activities to provide rewards for anonymous information which contributes to the prevention of criminal activity, leads to the apprehension of criminals, and solves crimes in our... Read more
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 4:11pm
The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased male who was found with a gunshot wound on December 3, 2018, in the 3600 block of Galley Road. The victim was identified as Patrick Bustamante, 50 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs.
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 3:49pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -   A week before the posted clean-up date for the “Quarry” camp southeast of downtown, the City of Colorado Springs, together with the Colorado Springs Police Department, have coordinated an outreach event aimed at connecting individuals experiencing homelessness with local... Read more
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 9:41am
In accordance with Colorado law the Colorado Springs Police Department is notifying the community that Jerrell Jamil Evans has moved back to a location in the Colorado Springs Police Department’s jurisdiction. Evans is a sex offender whose past behavior has led him to be labeled a “Sexually Violent... Read more
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -  Colorado Springs Police Chief Peter Carey will retire at the end of February, the City announced today. Carey has served as chief since 2011 and joined the Colorado Springs Police Department as an officer in 1984.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 2:42pm
On November 27, 2018, at approximately 9:22 AM, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the area of HY-24BYP/I-25 on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male inside a tent, with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a... Read more
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 1:56pm
The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased female who was found with an apparent traumatic injury on November 6, 2018, in a field off trail in the 3700 block of Astrozon Boulevard. The victim was identified as Jacquiline Eva Wilde, 24 years of age and a resident of Colorado... Read more
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 1:11pm
The El Paso County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased female who was found with a gunshot wound on November 23, 2018, in the 3300 block of Knoll Lane. The victim was identified as Candace R. Jones, 35 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs. The Colorado Springs Police Department’... Read more
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 11:02am
On November 26, 2018, at approximately 11:36 PM, officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the 4300 block of Morning Sun Avenue on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male inside an apartment, with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The... Read more