Police District 5


4685 Peoria St
Denver, Colorado


Email: Dist5@Denvergov.org
Phone: 720-913-1400
Fax: 720-913-1401

District Commander Les Perry

Commander Les Perry joined the Denver Police Department in January 1987. During his 25 year tenure he worked in a variety of assignments in the patrol division and the criminal investigation division. His earlier patrol assignments include being a neighborhood police officer, a gang officer, and teaching law related education at Montbello High School. His supervisor and command assignments include: detective supervisor, internal affairs investigator, and pattern crimes command officer. His leadership philosophies are focused on accountability, innovation, education, communication, and community collaboration.

Neighborhood Resources

To learn more about how to start a neighborhood watch program, visit our neighborhood crime prevention page.

The Denver Community Resource Officer Program provides community assistance on issues such as neighbor disputes, public nuisances, zoning issues, fraud and crime prevention, and other neighborhood concerns. Community Resource Officers (CROs) attend regular meetings with neighborhood organizations to provide training on issues pertaining to, but not limited to the Neighborhood Watch program, commmercial and home security, gang awareness, crime prevention, and more. 

Contact Information
Officer Sherikera Heflin Herrera
Phone:(720) 913-1417

Officer Brandi Thomas
Phone:(720) 913-1405

Is your peace of mind being challenged or disrupted by criminal activity in your neighborhood? Learn more about what you can do about public nuisances such as:
  • drug violations
  • gambling
  • sex offenses
  • weapon offenses
  • gang activity
  • noise offenses
  • disturbing the peace
Find a list of neighborhood organizations on a map in your area!
  • Have good locks on doors, screen doors, windows and window screens
  • Keep one of the pair locked at all times
  • NEVER under any circumstances let anyone know you are alone in the house
  • At night or if away, lower window shades, keep lights on in at least 2 locations
  • Going on vacation? Call your District Police Station and notify them
  • Suspend paper and mail deliveries when going out of town
  • Always lock your vehicle, even if it is in front of your home
  • Keep your house key and vehicle key separate
  • Always keep a copy of your vehicle registration, license number and VIN on you
  • Do not warm up your vehicle in the morning without you being in it
  • If you must leave valuables in your vehicle, place in the trunk or cover them
  • Approach your parked vehicle from the passenger side - this gives you the opportunity to observe under your vehicle while walking
  • Before entering your vehicle, look inside of your vehicle front and back area for suspicious circumstances

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