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Police Services

General Information#

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 emphasizes a comprehensive community-oriented policing strategy woven into all we do as the preferred means of addressing community needs.

The department consists of five specialized divisions: Administration, Patrol, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, and Information Services.

Police Services Statistics:

  • 2021 City population (estimate) = 176,000
  • 2019 Total number of police service incidents = 112,811
  • 2021 Police Services Budget = $48,300,000
  • 2021 Police Services Staffing = 342 authorized
    • 225 sworn personnel
    • 117 civilian personnel

Office of the Chief of Police

Jeff Swoboda, Chief of Police
(970) 221-6550
jswoboda@fcgov.com

  • Member of City Executive Leadership Team
  • Manages Police Executive Staff

Administration Division

Greg Yeager, Deputy Chief of Police
(970) 221-6550
gyeager@fcgov.com

  • Chief of Staff
  • Manages Accreditation
  • Manages Crime Analysis Unit
  • Manages Department’s Budget/Finance Office
  • Manages FCPS Basic Police Academy
  • Manages Internal Affairs Unit
  • Manages Personnel & Training Unit
  • Manages Professional Standards Unit
  • Manages Public/Community Relations Office
  • Manages Research and Development

Patrol Division

Kristy Volesky, Assistant Chief
(970) 221-6555
kvolesky@fcgov.com

  • Manages Community Service Officers
  • Manages Uniformed Police Officers

Special Operations Division

John Feyen, Assistant Chief
(970) 221-6555
jfeyen@fcgov.com

  • Manages District One (Old Town Office)
  • Manages Mental Health Response Team
  • Manages Neighborhood Engagement Team
  • Manages School Resource Officer Unit
  • Manages Traffic Unit
  • Manages Uniformed Specialty Teams (SWAT, K9, Hazardous Device, and Emergency Preparedness)

Criminal Investigations Division

Tim Doran, Assistant Chief
(970) 221-6560
tdoran@fcgov.com

  • Manages detective units:
    • Crimes Against Persons Unit
    • Criminal Impact Unit (Fugitives & Repeat/Sex Offenders)
    • Financial Crimes Unit
    • Forensic Services Unit
    • General Investigations Unit
    • Property Crimes Unit
    • Special Investigations Unit (Northern Colorado Drug Task Force)
    • Victim Services Unit
  • Manages Property & Evidence Unit

Information Services Division

John Feyen, Assistant Chief
(970) 221-6555
jfeyen@fcgov.com

  • Manages Fort Collins 911 (Communications Center)
  • Manages Police IT/Technical Projects team
  • Manages Records Unit