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!
Throughout 2020, the Colorado Springs Police Department has taken multiple steps in order to increase transparency within our community, such as publishing department data on a public-facing data hub. Now, the department is proud to announce it has purchased software that will allow our community... Read more
In this episode, you’ll hear from Robert and Arthur Sapp, two brothers raised in Colorado Springs. They both joined the Colorado Springs Police Department and became the first black sergeant (Robert) and first black lieutenant (Arthur) on the department. Interesting fact: the first black police... Read more
They’re called crimes of opportunity. The key is to NOT give criminals the opportunity. The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Crime Prevention Officers have great tips about puffing, porch pirates, online shopping and more. We hope this conversation helps you have a happy and safe holiday season!
LETAC is an acronym worth knowing because it will be around for years to come. The Law Enforcement Transparency and Accountability Commission (LETAC) is holding meetings, setting goals and getting ready to make a difference in Colorado Springs. How do they plan to do that? Hear from the Chair and... Read more
Council Member David Geislinger talks about the formation of a new commission designed to bring policy recommendations to City Council, the Mayor and the Colorado Springs Police Department. Hundreds have applied already and he’ll share some of the goals of the commission and what the community can... Read more
Colorado Springs City Council passed an ordinance to create a new advisory commission tasked with bringing policy recommendations to City Council, the Mayor and the Colorado Springs Police Department. City Council has already received over 600 applications. The application deadline has now been set... Read more
Ted and Jen sit down with City Council Member Wayne Williams to hear about a proposed Police Advisory Committee in response to recent protests in Colorado Springs. City Council held a special session this week to discuss the formation of the volunteer group. Wayne will explain the results of that... Read more
The Mayor’s Office and the Colorado Springs Police Department support the creation of this committee because we believe, if done right, it can result in broader community trust in the police department. In regard to transparency for example, we think hearing from citizens as to what information... Read more
Two additional red light cameras will go live June 12 at Lake Avenue & East Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard and Airport Road & South Academy Boulevard. The goal of the “Red Light Safety Camera Program” is to protect drivers, passengers, cyclists, and pedestrians from injuries or crashes caused... Read more
The Colorado Springs Police Chief and Mayor of Colorado Springs share their thoughts about the death of George Floyd, recent protests, the end of a city-wide curfew and what happens next in our community. Spend a few minutes listening to this important conversation.