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Jul 11, 2013

Denver Police district and precinct boundaries change on Sunday, July 14th

The Denver Police Department will be changing their district and precinct boundaries on Sunday July 14th.


The main goals of this effort are to:

  1. Balance workload and staffing
  2. Reduce the number of precincts and make them larger. Redesign precincts based on number of hours spent on 911 calls, crime types, workload, geographic issues and neighborhood integrity.
  3. The new precincts will have more officers assigned to them which will lead to better police service, and allow for officer flexibility to address emerging issues, and more time to focus on crime prevention.

The changeover will be virtually seamless, so the public should not notice any adverse impact to their calls for service. The new maps will be available online for public viewing on Sunday July 14, 2013 as soon as the changes take effect.

Jul 10, 2013

Civilian Employee of the Month for July 2013 - Christina Ashley

Christina Ashley, a veteran member of the Unit, decided that because of the huge influx of sex offender registrations, she would take on the responsibility for sex offender de-registrations starting in June of 2011. This was a monumental undertaking! During the last two years, while working closely with Detective Bourgeois, she has been going through, fixing, modifying, and cataloging all of the de-registrations of Denver’s sex offenders, and has been diligently working at getting them into proper order. She works on them daily in addition to her other duties. Read more...

Jun 17, 2013

Denver DA Advisory: Disaster Relief Guidlines

The wildfires in Colorado are generating great unease and a desire by many to help those who have been evicted, or have lost their homes. When wildfires swept through Colorado in 2012, on-line scams began popping up days before the smoke had settled. To avoid becoming a victim of charity fraud, consider the following guidelines before making a contribution: Verify the legitimacy of nonprofit organizations that appeal for funds. This can be done directly by using various internet-based resources, such as the Better Business Bureau, www.bbb.org and Charity Navigator, www.charitynavigator.org. Download Fraud Alert.

Jun 7, 2013

Civilian Employee of the Month for June 2013 - Christopher Gray

In April of 2012, the Robbery Unit, along with Mr. Gray, was merged with the  Homicide/Cold Case Unit. Since then, Mr. Gray has used his talents and background to assist Detectives with such areas as suspect identification, recovery of digital/video evidence, crime patterns, crime predictions, crime mapping, and social media research, just to name a few.  In addition, whenever he is called in the middle of the night, he immediately responds with the needed intelligence information. He has also been known to assist with training co‑workers to expand their knowledge and skills, so that they can be of greater value to their assigned units.  Read more...

May 17, 2013

Denver DA Advisory: Auto Dent Repair Scam

Watch out for the weather in Denver this time of year. It brings out the best . . . but also the crooks. Last week, a victim was taken in an auto dent-repair scam that took place in a parking lot in Denver.  Download Fraud Alert.

Apr 30, 2013

Crime Alert - theft from motor vehicle in 1300 block Washington St

The parties pictured were involved in a theft from motor vehicle that occurred in the 1300 block Of N. Washington St. on March 13, 2013 where the victim’s credit card was taken. The suspects then attempted to charge over $300 on the victim’s credit card at the Wal-Mart located at 9901 Grant St. in Thornton and at the corner store located at 3490 N. Colorado Blvd. Download Crime Alert.

Apr 25, 2013

May is Bicycle Month - Ride Safe

If you bike in Denver, drive your bike like you drive your car. Obey stop signs, traffic signs and stoplights. Take your place in traffic. Always ride with traffic. Bicycle riding is prohibited on the 16th Street Mall. Download our Bike Theft Prevention Guide.

Apr 17, 2013

Denver DA Advisory: Shred-a-thon & Prescription Take-Back events

April 27th is the DEA’s (Drug Enforcement Administration’s) National Prescription Take-Back Day. Find the nearest drop off point. Also, the 2013 Shred-a-thon will be held at five locations in the Denver-metro area on May 18th, from 7 a.m. to noon. The Denver location is KUSA 9NEWS, 500 Speer Blvd. For a voluntary contribution, participants can dispose of personal and financially sensitive documents such as old tax returns, bank statements, credit cards and legal documents. Download Consumer Advisory.

Apr 2, 2013

Crime Alert - robberies in Northwest Denver

Spanning the dates of August 11, 2012 and April 2, 2013, the suspect pictured below has robbed several locations at gunpoint in the Northwest Denver area. The suspect is described as a white male, 5’10” to 6’00” tall. The suspect covers his face, but may have a beard or goatee. Download Crime Alert.

Mar 15, 2013

Denver DA Advisory: Curb painting scheme

A flyer showing up in Denver neighborhoods is urging homeowners to have their home address painted on the curb, suggesting it is important for "public safety".  The suggestion is FALSE.  Download Consumer Advisory.  Download flyer example.

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