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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 has increased its emphasis on Community Oriented Policing as a 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:

  • 2016 City population (estimate) = 167,500
  • 2017 Police Services Budget = $46,883,348
  • 2017 Police Services Staffing = 336 authorized
  • 220 sworn personnel
  • 116 civilian personnel
  • 2016 Total number of police service incidents = 111,149

Office of the Chief of Police

Terry Jones, Interim Chief of Police
(970) 221-6550

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

Administration Division

Greg Yeager, Deputy Chief
(970) 221-6550

  • 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

  • Manages Uniformed Police Officers
  • Manages Traffic Unit
  • Manages Community Service Officers

Community and Special Services Division

Kevin Cronin, Assistant Chief
(970) 221-6555

  • 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

  • Manages criminal investigations 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

Carol Workman, Acting Director
(970) 221-6540

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

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