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General Information

Fort Collins Police Services is the law enforcement branch of the City government. One of our primary objectives is to provide a safe, secure community environment for all residents. Fort Collins Police serve the community by protecting life and property, preserving peace and order, preventing and detecting crime, enforcing laws and ordinances, and promoting the safe, efficient use of the City's streets and highways. Fort Collins Police Services has increased its emphasis on Community Oriented Policing (COPS) as the preferred means of addressing community needs.

The department consists of four specialized divisions: the Office of the Chief, Patrol Services, Investigative Services, and Information Services.

Police Services Statistics:

  • 2013 City population (estimate) = 151,300
  • 2013 Police Services Budget = $36,573,507
  • 2014 Police Services Staffing = 305.5 authorized
  • Full-time Equivalents (FTEs)
    • 200 sworn personnel
    • 105.5 civilian personnel
  • 2013 Total number of police service incidents = 97,019

Office of the Chief of Police

John Hutto, Police Chief
(970) 221-6550
  • provides overall management and accountability for the Police Department
  • provides public information

Administration Division

Greg Yeager, Acting Assistant Chief,
(970) 221-2960
  • Chief of Staff
  • Manages Professional Standards Unit
  • Manages Hiring & Training Unit
  • Manages Internal Affairs Unit
  • Manages Public Relations Office
  • Manages Department’s finance office
  • Manages strategic/crime analysis

Information Services Division

Carol Workman, Acting Director
(970) 221-6540
  • Manages Fort Collins 911 (Communications Center)
  • Manages Records Unit
  • Manages Property & Evidence Unit
  • Manages Police IT/Technical Projects team

Criminal Investigations Division

David Pearson, Acting Deputy Chief
(970) 221-6560
  • Manages criminal investigations detective units.
  • Crimes Against Persons Unit
  • Criminal Impact Unit (Fugitives & Repeat/Sex Offenders)
  • Property Crimes Unit
  • Financial Crimes Unit
  • Forensic Services Unit (Includes Regional Crime Lab personnel)
  • Special Investigations Unit (Northern Colorado Drug Task Force)
  • Victim Services Unit

Patrol Division

Kevin Cronin, Deputy Chief
(970) 221-6555
  • Manages uniformed Police Officers
  • Manages Traffic Unit
  • Manages Community Service Officers

Community and Special Services Division

Kevin Cronin, Deputy Chief
(970) 221-6555
  • Manages District One (Old Town Office)
  • Manages Neighborhood Enforcement Team
  • Manages School Resource Officers
  • Manages Crime Prevention Office
  • Manages tactical/crime analysis
  • Manages uniformed specialty teams (SWAT, K9, Bomb, Emergency Preparedness)
  • Manages Campus West Office (To Be Opened in 2017)

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