Chief of Police Vince Niski
Chief Niski joined the Colorado Springs Police Department in February of 1989. He was promoted to sergeant in 1997. While in this position, he worked in Patrol; Traffic; and Metro Vice, Narcotics and Intelligence Division.
He was promoted to lieutenant in 2007 and was assigned to the Sand Creek Patrol Division and then worked in the Specialized Enforcement Division. Before he was promoted to the rank of commander in 2011, he served as interim commander of the Specialized Enforcement Division for approximately one year.
Upon his promotion to Commander, he was assigned to the Stetson Hills Division. He was promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief in 2012. Deputy Chief Niski holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Northern Colorado. He is a graduate of the Center for Creative Leadership and Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police.