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kids holding sport balls pose for photo with officers
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:00pm
Colorado Springs police officers have something new in their patrol cars to help them connect with area kids. A program called Play COS is about having fun, starting conversations and creating relationships. Find out why it’s such a win-win for our community!
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:35am
The Colorado Springs Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is proud to announce its upcoming 9 PM Routine campaign! From July 26 to August 1, you will see graphics on the CSPD’s social media accounts reminding community members to take part in the 9 PM Routine, a reminder to help prevent crimes... Read more
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:29am
On July 20, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) was informed by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) that it had been awarded its tenth consecutive accreditation. The CSPD has been an accredited law enforcement agency since 1991 and is one of the state’s... Read more
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 11:24am
On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at approximately 8:43 P.M., the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a three car crash near the intersection of Hancock Expressway and Delta Drive. Responding officers discovered all occupants of the vehicles were injured. Following medical treatment on... Read more
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 2:35pm
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:53pm
On May 26, 2021, The National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) presented 97 Blue Pencil and Gold Screen awards during a virtual awards ceremony. The NAGC Blue Pencil and Gold Screen awards recognize excellence in government communication at all levels of government across the nation.... Read more
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 8:28am
UPDATE
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 10:39am
In early 2020, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) proactively partnered with Transparency Matters, LLC to conduct an independent and comprehensive assessment of the department's use of force. As part of a holistic approach to understanding use of force activities, the CSPD additionally... Read more
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 9:46am
On May 19, 2021, the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) received a report an attempted burglary in the 6700 block of Delmonico Drive. The victim reported that a few days earlier, on May 17, 2021, a suspect had attempted to open the window of her 17-year-old daughter’s bedroom. On May 18,... Read more
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:57am
On Monday, May 24, 2021, at approximately 3:30 PM, Fountain Police Department (FPD) officers and a deputy from the El Paso County Sherriff’s Office (EPSO), came in contact with an armed individual at the Willow Springs Ponds in Fountain, Colorado 80817. The park was evacuated and containment was... Read more
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 9:38am
Today, May 20, 2021, the Colorado Springs Police Department arrested 34-year-old Joshua Silverthorn for Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child (a class four felony). Silverthorn, who is a physical education teacher at Monterey Elementary School, was taken into custody following an undercover... Read more
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 12:58pm
Update The Colorado Springs Police Officer involved in the shooting on April 22, 2021, in the 500 block of Garden of the Gods Road was Officer Christopher Burns. Officer Burns has been employed with the Colorado Springs Police Department since March of 1998, and is currently assigned to the Falcon... Read more