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Aug 6, 2012

Police Athletic League equipment drive

The Denver Police Department is partnering with several local businesses to provide sports equipment to under-privileged youth. Children who donate used equipment will be recognized during a ceremony that will be held on Monday, August 6, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Denver Police Athletic League located at 1240 West Bayaud Avenue, Denver CO.

Aug 1, 2012

Officer involved shooting

On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, Denver Police Officers responded to the Niagara House Motel located at 6701 E. Colfax Ave. on a report of a party with a gun. Upon arrival the Officers arrested the party on a warrant, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of a weapon.

Jul 30, 2012

Hit and Run - 1700 block of Sheridan Blvd

On July 27, 2012, at 9:11 a.m. officers responded to the 1700 block of North Sheridan Blvd. on an Auto vs. Pedestrian accident. The pedestrian was crossing at mid-block in the 1700 block and was struck by an unknown vehicle which was traveling northbound at the time of the collision. Witnesses at the scene could not provide any information regarding the hit and run vehicle. No evidence was obtained at the scene which provided any information regarding the suspect vehicle...

Jul 26, 2012

Hit and Run fatality UPDATE

Victim bicycle type
View images of the bicycle involved in the fatal crash at Speer Blvd and Lincoln Street on July 22nd.

Jul 24, 2012

Dragon Boat Festival

The 12th annual Colorado Dragon Boat Festival 2012 is scheduled for Saturday, July 28th and Sunday, July 29th.  This year the event will be held over two days and the level of participation and number of families that come down to enjoy this summertime event has grown tremendously over the years.  With the increase of popularity there of course will be the additional amount of traffic associated with the number of attendees...

Jul 24, 2012

Hit and Run fatality

On July 22nd at 2:20 a.m. a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle described as a dark colored or green Subaru hatchback at the location of Speer Blvd and Lincoln St...

Jul 9, 2012

Officer Celena Hollis added to the Memorial Wall

On Tuesday, July 10, 2012, The Denver Police Department will gather to place the name of fallen Officer Celena Hollis on the Memorial Wall. It will be held at the Denver Police Memorial located at 1331 Cherokee Street in front of the Denver Police Administration Building at 1:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and join us as we honor our fallen protector and friend Officer Celena Hollis... Read more

Jul 9, 2012

Thieves preying on the elderly

The Denver Police Department is investigating three more burglary cases targeting the elderly. There were two burglaries in the City Park North neighborhood Friday, July 6th and one the day before. In the first case the suspect contacted the victim and related there was a problem with some work being done on the house behind hers and asked the victim to come outside into the backyard. While the victim and suspect were outside, a second suspect entered the victim’s residence and searched for valuables. The suspect that enter the home is described as a White or Hispanic male in his 30’s, medium build, clean shaven, baseball cap, blue shirt... Read more

Jul 2, 2012

Fireworks in Denver are against the law

Fireworks are illegal in Denver. Every year numerous complaints, injuries and fires are associated with the unlawful use of fireworks in Denver. The Denver Police and Fire Department will be partnering for extra enforcement of violations of the Fireworks ordinance. Penalties for violations are; up to $999 in fines and/or court costs, up to 1 year in jail... Read more

Jun 28, 2012

Police imposter by phone

It has been brought to the attention of the Denver Police Department that someone impersonating a Denver Police Officer is attempting to get money from unsuspecting individuals. This imposter is calling the victim on the phone stating he is a Denver Police Sergeant. He demanded money from the victim and threatened to bring the victim up on charges if he did not pay. The imposter stated the victim owed $3,000.00 on his loan but it could be settled if the victim paid the DPD $300... Read more

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