Current Assignment: Deputy Chief - Patrol Bureau
Biographical Information: Deputy Chief Jeff Jensen joined the Colorado Springs Police Department in 1996. He served as a patrol officer in Sand Creek before transferring to the Metro Vice, Narcotics and Intelligence Division in 1999. While with Metro VNI, he served as both a Street Team detective and Bureau of ATF Gun Interdiction Unit Task Force detective. He was promoted to sergeant in 2003 where he served as a patrol supervisor and as a sergeant supervising the Robbery, Homicide and Cold Case Units. He was promoted to lieutenant in 2012. He served as a patrol watch commander and as the supervisor of the Peak Substation, where he was responsible for the Downtown Area Response Team and the Homeless Outreach Team. He was promoted to the rank of commander in 2017 with assignments in the Investigations Division and the Gold Hill Patrol Division. In December of 2020, he was promoted to deputy chief where he has oversight of the Patrol Operations Bureau.
Deputy Chief Jensen holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Law Enforcement and Judicial Administration from Western Illinois University. He is a graduate of the Center for Creative Leadership and the FBI National Academy, Session 278.