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Denver Police Department

Police Help Lines

Dial 9-1-1 for Emergencies ONLY

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

Street Closure Permits

The Denver Police Department Special Events Unit plans, coordinates, and oversees traffic-related activities and permits associated with very specific types of special events in the City and County of Denver.  These include:

  • Parades
  • Sporting events
  • Special event that requires the closure of streets (such as running events or bicycle events)
  • VIP visits (such as the President of the United States)

Applications for one of the event types listed above must be made in person at the below address:

Traffic Operations Bureau
3381 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80216

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Need more information?  Call (720) 337-1030 or email


For all other special event permit applications, visit Denver's Special Events website.