Throughout the last week, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) has worked closely with Vista Ridge High School (VRHS) following a pattern of escalating assaultive behavior on the campus. VRHS made the decision to close the school on 12/6/2021, for the school administration and the CSPD to... Read more
On September 10, 2021, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s (CSPD) Communication Center received a report of a sexual assault on a child. The reporting party indicated that two adult males had sexually assaulted their 15-year-old daughter. The victim had met the males online on separate... Read more
December 1, 2021 update
On Tuesday, November 30, 2021, detectives with the Homicide/Assault Unit obtained an arrest warrant for a 15-year-old male for two counts of murder in the first degree regarding the deaths of Leroy Law and Darius Cheatom. Mr. Law and Mr. Cheatom were found deceased in a... Read more
December 1, 2021 Update
As the investigation into this incident continued, CSPD Homicide/Assault detectives were able to identify a suspect in the shooting. The suspect was served an arrest warrant while already in custody at the El Paso County Jail for unrelated arrest warrants.
On 11/24/2021, at 8:03 AM the Colorado Springs Police Department’s (CSPD) Communication Center received a call regarding a reported shooting at a residence in the 3800 block of Hopeful Dr. The reporting party indicated he arrived home to find his roommates deceased inside the residence. Officers... Read more
On Tuesday, November 23, 2021, the El Paso County Coroner’s Office completed the autopsy of the victim from the homicide investigation in the 1000 block of Mazatlan Circle. The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Matthew Terry of Colorado Springs. Mr. Terry’s death is the 39th... Read more
It's the Holiday Season! That means our Downtown and Old Colorado City Ambassadors are back!
Adorned in red fleece vests, CAPS Volunteer Ambassadors are excited to greet and assist residents and guests. These specially trained public safety advocates provide helpful information on shopping, dining... Read more
On November 20, 2021, at approximately 7:14 pm, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s (CSPD) Communication Center received a reported shooting near the skate park that is located within Memorial Park, at 1705 E. Pikes Peak Avenue. When officers and medical personnel arrived, they located two... Read more
The Colorado Springs Police Department officer involved in the shooting on November 15, 2021, was Officer John Clay. Officer Clay has been employed with the Colorado Springs Police Department since January 2016 and is currently assigned to Stetson Hills Patrol, shift I.
The El Paso County... Read more
On October 3, 2021, the Colorado Springs Police Department Communication Center was notified of a deceased male in a creek adjacent to the El Pomar Youth Sports Park (located at 2212 Executive Circle). Upon officers’ arrival, they located an adult white male, 5’ 8” tall, 140 pounds with brown hair... Read more
On Sunday, November 21, 2021, at approximately 7:35 P.M., the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) and Colorado Springs Fire Department received a report of a traffic crash in the 1000 block of Mazatlan Circle. Upon arrival, first responders determined the driver of the involved vehicle was... Read more
On November 13, 2021, at approximately 10:06 P.M., the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) was notified of a traffic crash involving a motorcycle and an automobile at the intersection of Tutt Boulevard and Palomino Ranch Point. Upon arrival of first responders, it was learned the motorcycle... Read more