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Fort Collins Police Services#

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Fort Collins Police Services is a progressive and professional organization, currently employing 230 sworn officers and 118 non-sworn professional 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 2021 Annual Review.

View 2021 Annual Review

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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.

Visit Transparency Page

Chief's Community Advisory Committee#

Learn more about the Chief's Community Advisory Committee, access public meeting notifications, and view agendas.

Learn about the CCAC

Press Releases

Date Title
Dec-03-2022 Police investigating presumed murder-suicide incident
Nov-22-2022 Police investigate crash involving e-bike and SUV
Nov-22-2022 Suspect arrested in connection with September shooting 
Nov-19-2022 Armed woman arrested after barricading in car
Nov-18-2022 Suspect arrested for bank robbery 
Nov-03-2022 Man safely arrested after 3-hour barricade situation 
Oct-25-2022 FOUND SAFE // Missing Adult
Oct-23-2022 [CIRT] Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation Update
Oct-17-2022 FCPS to host a safe firearm disposal event
Sep-30-2022 CIRT Activated for Officer Injury
Sep-28-2022 Police to Hold Catalytic Converter Theft Prevention Event
Sep-26-2022 Police Investigate Fatal Collision
Sep-25-2022 Police safely resolve domestic violence hostage situation
Sep-18-2022 Police Investigate Fatal Single Motorcycle Collision
Sep-17-2022 Police Investigate Shooting in Old Town [updated]
Sep-16-2022 Police safely arrest burglary suspect after 9-hour standoff 
Sep-12-2022 Man arrested for child pornography, awaiting extradition 

Keep Kids Safe on the Internet#

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Internet Safety Class for Families
December 6, 2022 

6-8 p.m.
Fort Collins Police Community Room
2221 S. Timberline Road

Presented by the Crawford Child Advocacy Center and FCPS. This event is FREE, but registration is required to attend. Sign up online:

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.

It's important to have ongoing, age-appropriate conversations with kids and teens about safe interactions on social media and other digital platforms. Click the button below to visit our Digital Safety page, where you'll find resources and suggestions to start the conversation in your home.

Learn more about online safety

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Sign Up For Enhanced Emergency Notification#

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If we can't reach you, we can't alert you. Sign up for FREE emergency alerts on home, work, and cell phones, text messaging, and e-mail.

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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#

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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.