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Fort Collins Police Services is a progressive and professional organization, currently employing 225 sworn officers and 117 civilian staff.
Our vision is to make Fort Collins the safest community in the nation. We 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. Our values include respect, integrity, service, and engagement. Fort Collins Police Services emphasizes a comprehensive community-oriented policing strategy woven into all we do as the preferred means of addressing community needs.
For a snapshot of the agency's programs and priorities, view the 2020 Annual Review.
Trust and transparency are critical components of any healthy, sustainable relationship. Our goal is to make Fort Collins the safest city in the country, and the only way to achieve that is in partnership with our community. With that in mind, we want to make sure information is readily available about the topics of interest and concern to our community. On our Transparency page, you'll find information, links, and policies that define our processes, philosophies, and accountability measures that ensure we're providing the best service possible.
|Oct-15-2021||Police Investigate Fatal Vehicle vs Pedestrian Collision|
|Oct-08-2021||Fort Collins Police Announces Inaugural Academy Graduation|
|Sep-16-2021||Suspect arrested for Internet luring|
|Sep-09-2021||Police investigate suspicious object, found to be mechanical part|
|Aug-31-2021||Homicide suspect formally charged as adult|
|Aug-19-2021||Suspect arrested for robbery in school parking lot|
|Aug-19-2021||Police arrest suspect for July 5 homicide|
|Aug-16-2021||CIRT Team Investigates Loveland Officer-Involved Shooting|
|Jul-30-2021||Police investigate collision involving car, multiple motorcycles|
|Jul-23-2021||Police continue investigating July 5 homicide, release video of suspect vehicle|
|Jul-22-2021||Two men arrested with stolen firearms in Old Town|
|Jul-20-2021||Police Make Arrest in Homicide Case|
Keep Kids Safe on the Internet#
Did you know . . .
- 1 in 5 kids are subjected to unwanted sexual solicitation on the Internet.
- 1 in 5 teens ages 13-19 are taking photos of their intimate parts and sending them to friends.
- 25% of kids sexually solicited on the Internet told a trusted adult.
- 64% of teens report posting personal photos on the Internet and 58% report posting personal information such as where they live.
Throughout the year, Fort Collins police hosts Internet safety presentations to increase awareness and provide tools to keep everyone safe from the dangers of the Internet. Topics covered include:
- Sexual predators
- Online enticement and grooming
- Social networking websites
- Email, Instant Messaging (IM), Smartphones and Sexting
Upcoming Events . . .
November 9, 2021
**September 14 event has been canceled**
Happy Sunday! It’s a beautiful day in Northern Colorado. https://t.co/dBEH3u4B0W
Oct-17-2021 10:26 AM
Police Investigate Fatal Vehicle vs Pedestrian Collision Full release available here: https://t.co/f5dYHfJsVF
Oct-15-2021 11:46 PM
Westbound Harmony Road is closed at Mcmurry Avenue while officers investigate a auto-pedestrian collision. Please s… https://t.co/kpC6xSJCl2
Oct-15-2021 7:15 PM
If you enjoy hands-on work, technical troubleshooting, fabrication & machine maintenance, we're hiring a technician… https://t.co/eOhCGExMKK
Oct-14-2021 8:42 AM
⚠️ Police are investigating a crash at Carpenter/I-25. No injuries reported, but there’s damage to infrastructure &… https://t.co/qIlqbhTVQ9
Oct-13-2021 11:39 AM
RT @DA8Colorado: Domestic Violence is a large-scale problem that is prevalent within communities. 36.8% of Colorado women and 30.5% of Colo…
Oct-13-2021 8:28 AM
Fort Collins Project - RX: Daily Prescription Drug Take-Back Program#
Community members may safely dispose of unused, unneeded, and expired over-the-counter and prescriptions medications Monday through Thursday, 8 am - 4 pm at Fort Collins Police Services headquarters (2221 S. Timberline Rd). This service is free & anonymous.
Fort Collins Police have received authorization from the Colorado Department of Public Health (CDPHE) to participate in a daily drug take-back program allowing residents to dispose of their drugs more conveniently. This service complements the Nationwide DEA Drug Take-Back events.
Items not accepted include intravenous solutions, injectables, syringes, mercury (thermometers), oxygen containers, chemotherapy/radioactive substances, pressurized canisters, and illicit drugs.
Teen Drivers & Graduated Drivers Licenses#
Their first year behind the wheel is critical. That's why Colorado - and other states across the country - have adopted new Graduated Drivers Licensing (GDL) laws for teens. Click to find out more about Colorado's latest GDL laws and for more information about teen driving and how to help your teen become a better, safer driver.