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Police News

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:21pm
We have had many questions on the enforcement of the governor’s stay at home order regarding both business and individual activities. We implore residents to follow the order and to stay at home except for essential activities or critical business. It is vital for all of us to do our part to limit... Read more
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 1:21pm
Our city and county public safety professionals are looking for fabric masks to comply with the Governor's recent recommendation that we all wear fabric face coverings when out in public. If you have the skill set and the desire to help our community, we would appreciate donations of homemade masks... Read more
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 5:03pm
The Colorado Springs Police Department knows that there are a lot of questions regarding the state’s new “Stay at Home” order. We want to assure you that Colorado Springs Police (CSPD) officers are still here for our community during these difficult times. In order for us to best serve you, we need... Read more
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:30am
Graduating class and CSPD leadership
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 10:33am
Twenty-seven weeks ago, 13 women and 47 men began their journey to becoming police officers with the Colorado Springs Police Department. The rigorous six months of training was all worth it when they earned their badge.
badge
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 8:41am
The Colorado Springs Police Department is now one of only three fully accredited crime labs in the State of Colorado.
large piles of trash in an illegal camp
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 10:25am
More than one million pounds of trash. That’s how much garbage our Quality of Life Team removed as they cleaned up 843 illegal camps last year. That’s enough garbage to fill the back of 1,607 Ford F150 pickup trucks. Not bad for a crew of eight people. 
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 2:40pm
“Bigs with Badges” pairs children facing adversity throughout the Pikes Peak Region with police officers, firefighters, and other first responders in a sports-based setting. “Bigs with Badges” is currently enrolling children throughout our region from low income, single parent, or military families... Read more
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 8:25am
The City of Colorado Springs will allocate $4.4 million towards the addition of 20 sworn police officers and eight full-time fire personnel in 2020. This investment continues the City’s commitment to add 120 officers to the Colorado Springs Police Department and 32 full-time positions to the... Read more
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 9:10am
In 2019, the Colorado Springs Police Department made traffic safety a priority following a record high number of traffic deaths in Colorado Springs the previous year. In an effort to reduce traffic fatalities, the CSPD has not only stepped up enforcement in 2019, but also worked closely with... Read more
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 10:43am
The City of Colorado Springs has joined FirstNet® – a new communications platform built just for public safety. FirstNet provides the City’s first responders new capabilities and reliable access to send and receive critical information while in the field.
Chief Niski puts medal on Cem Duzel
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 3:56pm
Officer Cem Duzel was awarded the police department’s Medal of Honor and Purple Heart Monday for his actions and bravery in the line of duty.