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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 (Office of the Chief), Patrol, Community, and Special Services, Criminal Investigations, and Information Services.

Police Services Statistics:

  • 2018 City population (estimate) = 171,500
  • 2017 Total number of police service incidents = 110,590
  • 2017 Police Services Budget = $46,883,348
  • 2018 Police Services Staffing = 329 authorized
  • 214 sworn personnel
  • 115 civilian personnel

Office of the Chief of Police

Jeff Swoboda, Chief of Police
(970) 221-6550
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  • Member of City Executive Leadership Team
  • Service Area Director
  • Manages Police Executive Staff

Administration Division

Greg Yeager, Deputy Chief of Police
(970) 221-6550
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  • Chief of Staff
  • Manages Professional Standards Unit
  • Manages Personnel & Training Unit
  • Manages Internal Affairs Unit
  • Manages Public Relations Office
  • Manages Department’s Finance Office
  • Manages Strategic/Crime Analysis
  • Manages Accreditation

Patrol Division

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

Community and Special Services Division

Kevin Cronin, Assistant Chief
(970) 221-6555
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  • Manages District One (Old Town Office)
  • Manages Campus Connections Office (Campus West 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)

Criminal Investigations Division

David Pearson, Acting Assistant Chief
(970) 221-6560
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  • Manages detective units:
    • Crimes Against Persons Unit
    • Criminal Impact Unit (Fugitives & Repeat/Sex Offenders)
    • Property Crimes Unit
    • Financial Crimes Unit
    • Forensic Services Unit
    • Special Investigations Unit (Northern Colorado Drug Task Force)
    • Victim Services Unit

Information Services Division

Rena Martinez, Director
(970) 416-2042
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  • Manages Fort Collins 911 (Communications Center)
  • Manages Records Unit
  • Manages Property & Evidence Unit
  • Manages Police IT/Technical Projects team
 

Police Services