Department of Public Safety

Public Safety's mission is to solve complex problems through support and oversight of Denver's public safety agencies.

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The Department of Public Safety (DOS) unifies all the agencies tasked with ensuring Denver is the safest and most welcoming city in the nation. Denver’s Public Safety Department includes Denver Police, Denver Fire, Denver 911, Denver Sheriff, Community Corrections, Public Safety Youth Programs and the Gang Reduction Initiative of Denver. DOS also oversees the Public Safety Cadet Program. 

Under Executive Director Murphy Robinson's direction, our staff provide oversight, management, discipline, policy direction, human resources and administrative support for all seven public safety agencies.

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