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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, Community & Special Services, Criminal Investigations, and Information Services.

Police Services Statistics:

  • 2019 City population (estimate) = 172,600
  • 2018 Total number of police service incidents = 110,594
  • 2019 Police Services Budget = $46,300,000
  • 2019 Police Services Staffing = 337 authorized
  • 220 sworn personnel
  • 117 civilian personnel
 

Police Services