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Dial 9-1-1 for Emergencies ONLY

Non-Emergency Help
Crime Stoppers Anonymous Tips
720-913-7867 (STOP)
Gang Hotline
Report Graffiti
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(720) 913-1311
Sex Offender Hotline
Hate Crimes Hotline

Denver Police Headquarters

Police Administration Building
1331 Cherokee Street
Denver, CO 80204-4507
Information Desk (720) 913-6010
Phone: (720) 913-2000 
Dial 9-1-1 for Emergencies ONLY

Chief of Police

Chief of Police Robert C. White
Police Headquarters Building
Phone: (720) 913-6527

Deputy Chief Operations

Deputy Chief David Quiñones
Police Headquarters Building
Phone: (720) 913-6017
Includes: Major Crimes, Investigative Support and Special Operations Divisions

Forensics Phone: (720) 337-2010
Forensics is responsible for the examination of crime scene evidence and expert testimony in court case. To learn more, visit our web page at
Evidence (Property) Phone: (720) 913-6718
Call us to arrange a time to claim your property. You will need a valid ID/Drivers License or Passport. Our office is open 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Major Crimes Division

Commander Barbara Archer
Police Headquarters Building
Phone: (720) 913-6037

Phone: (720) 913-6050
The Homicide / Robbery Bureau investigates instances where a death occurs except when traffic related, anything of value taken from a person by force, extortion, threats/intimidation, as well as weapons violations by juveniles.

Phone: (720) 913-6040
Sex Crimes responds to sexual assaults, as well as sexually-motivated child abductions by strangers. 

Sex Offender Registration:
(720) 913-6152

The Sex Offender Registration Unit oversees registration of sex offenders and coordinates notification to the community of sexually violent predators released within designated neighborhood boundary limits.

Hotline: (720) 913-6071
The Domestic Violence detectives investigate domestic violence incidents such as assault, kidnapping, threats, telephone harassment, restraining order violations, menacing, and stalking.

Phone: (720) 913-6752
Fraud is responsible for the investigation and case filing of complaints related to checks, credit cards, forgeries and frauds.

Phone: (720) 913-6154
Sex Offender Registration is responsible for maintaining records concerning registered sex offenders. To learn more, visit our web page at

Investigative Support Division

Commander James Henning
Police Headquarters Building
Phone: (720) 913-6181

Phone: (720) 913-6060
The Vice / Drug Control Bureau is responsible for regulation and enforcement of laws governing:

  • Prostitution
  • Sex trafficking
  • Gambling
  • Scalping
  • Brand protection
  • Liquor licenses
  • Controlled substances

Phone: (720) 913-6753
The Special Investigations Bureau oversees complex investigations including:

  • Fugitive apprehension
  • Internet predators
  • Illegal weapons activity
  • Specialized electronic equipment
  • Overt camera surveillance
  • School violence
  • Terrorism and criminal intelligence activities

Phone: (720) 913-1333
Hotline: (720) 913-1339

2205 Colorado Blvd. 80205
The Gang Bureau is responsible for enforcing local, state and federal laws pertaining to gang related and gang-motivated crimes. Learn more at

Special Operations Division

Division Commander Patrick Phelan
Police Headquarters Building
Phone: (720) 913-6022

Phone: (720)337-1030

The Traffice Operations Bureau is responsible for one-the-scene investigations of motor vehicle crashes, the safe and efficient movement of vehicle traffic on city streets and highways, and the enforcement of traffic related city ordinances and state statutes.  We also oversee the following programs:

Phote Radar Enforcement (720)337-1114

Special Events/Street Closure Permit (720)337-1066

Phone: (720) 337-1000
Traffic Investigations Bureau is responsible for on-the-scene and follow-up investigation of the following:

  • Fatal accidents or serious bodily injury accidents
  • Hit and run accidents
  • Pursuits and eluding of Denver Police Department officers
  • Habitual traffic Offenders
  • Accidents involving Denver Police Department vehicles
  • Accidents involving Denver Fire Department or Denver Health ambulances when operating with emergency lights and sirens
  • Accidents involving City and County of Denver vehicles when significant property damage, injuries or fatalities are involved
  • Criminal impersonation
  • Hazardous material

Phone: (720) 337-1114
The Photo Enforcement Unit provides photo radar and photo red light enforcement throughout the City and County of Denver.

To pay a traffic ticket, visit

Phone: (303) 871-8888
The METRO / SWAT Bureau is force of trained officers in special weapons and tactics and is responsible for responding to all immediate entry warrants and other potentially hazardous situations. The bureau is responsible for critical incident response and protection in the following areas:

  • VIP protection
  • Riots
  • Barricaded subjects 
  • Mass demonstrations
  • Hostage situations
  • Snipers
  • Fire bombings

Phone: (720) 913-2000 or 911 in an emergency
The Denver Police Bomb Squad responds to:

  • Explosive investigations
  • Explosive device diffusion and mitigation
  • Presentations on explosive safety and awareness

Phone: (720) 913-6022
The Denver Police Air Support Unit has been responsible for the capture of numerous criminals including fleeing felons and the safe termination of high speed vehicle pursuits. We have assisted in searches for missing persons and lost children, provided assistance to surrounding jurisdictions, assisted in drug suppression activities and engaged in general crime prevention efforts.

Deputy Chief Administration

Deputy Chief Matthew Murray
Police Headquarters Building
Phone: (720) 913-6016
Includes: Administrative Management, Operations Support, Internal Affairs, Financial Services Divisions, Planning and the Airport Division.

Phone: (303) 342-2300
The Denver International Airport (DIA) police bureau is responsible for:

  • Uniformed patrol of airport property
  • Roadways and facilities
  • Traffic investigations and enforcement
  • Criminal investigations

Phone: (720) 913-6019
Investigations involving allegations of serious misconduct or law violations by a member of the classified service of the Denver Police Department shall be conducted by the Internal Affairs Bureau. Examples of serious misconduct include but are not limited to: commission of a deceptive act, sexual misconduct, inappropriate force, harassment, discrimination, and conduct prohibited by law.

Phone: (720) 913-6890
The Planning, Research & Support Division handles special projects impacting the Denver Police Department. The office provides support for the chief in the form of researching future trends, policies and procedural changes and the planning and implementation of these projects. We also respond to outside agency requests

The Victim Assistance Unit (VAU) provides immediate intervention, support, information, referrals and other assistance to victims of crime, witnesses and/or their families including incidents of non-criminal, stark misfortune.  Please call us if you need assistance.

Training Division

Commander Rick Kyle
Police Academy

Phone: (720)913-1350
The Academy provides instruction to Denver police officers and staff, as well as other law enforcement personnel accross the Rocky Mountain region.  To learn more, visit our web page at

Administrative Management Division

Commander Lisa Fair
Police Headquarters Building

Phone: (720) 913-6755
The Records section maintains offense and accident records and is the police mail distribution point. To learn more, visit our web page at

Operations Support Division

Commander Marcus Fountain
Police Headquarters Building
Phone: (720) 913-6325

Phone: (720) 913-6014
The Data Analysis Unit creates statistical information and crime maps for the police and the public. To learn more about crime statistics, visit our web page at Requests for crime stats by the Media are handled by Mary Dulacki in the office of the Manager of Safety, (720) 913-6020.

H.A.L.O., High Activity Location Observation, installs and maintains cameras along areas where the crime rate is high. To find H.A.L.O camera locations visit our online map at

Phone: (720) 913-6010
The Juvenile Intake Bureau is responsible for the final processing and transportation of juveniles charged with serious crimes in the City and County of Denver.

Chief of Staff - Office of the Chief of Police

The Chaplain's Unit provides specialized support and counseling to the members of the Denver Police Department and their families. Call 720-913-6877 to contact a Chaplain:

  • Dr. Jackson E. Pope
  • Rabbi Eliot J. Baskin
  • Pastor Manuel Hays
  • Rabbi Steven Kaye
  • Pastor Wally Kurcz
  • Sister Jacqueline Leech, S.C.
  • Father Sean McGrath
  • Pastor Lonnie Trujillo
  • Father Joseph Dang
  • Pastor Darrell Wilmoth
  • Dr. Diane Ricci

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Police Pension and Relief Board Agenda Notices and Meeting Minutes:

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2015 Minutes

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