Office of the Chief of Police

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The Office of the Chief of Police consists of the following:

  • The Chief of Police
  • Patrol Bureau Deputy Chief
  • Operations Support Bureau Deputy Chief
  • Investigative and Special Operations Bureau Deputy Chief
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Fiscal Services Manager

The Office is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the CSPD's more than 1000 sworn and civilian staff. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategic direction and planning
  • Resource and manpower allocations
  • Liaison with other city departments and law enforcement agencies
  • Participation in various community and citizen groups
  • Collaboration and planning with the local military community

The Chief of Police is appointed to the position by the Mayor of Colorado Springs and reports directly to the Mayor's Office. The Deputy Chiefs are selected by the Chief.

About Chief Vince Niski

Patrol Bureau

Operations Support Bureau

Investigative & Special Operations Bureau