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Dec 19, 2018

Department of Public Safety Waives Pretrial Electronic Monitoring Fees

The Denver Department of Public Safety eliminated fees charged to individuals who are required to submit to electronic monitoring as a condition of their pretrial release. The decision aligns with the department’s vision for the Denver Opportunity Index, which includes addressing financial instability, behavioral health and people left behind by Denver’s recent prosperity.

Dec 13, 2018

Mayor Hancock Launches Public Integrity Division

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Executive Director of Public Safety Troy Riggs today announced the creation of the Public Integrity Division (PID), a civilian arm of the Department of Public Safety (DOS) that will be responsible for investigating complaints of misconduct for the Denver Sheriff Department (DSD) and reviewing investigations for potential rule violations.

Dec 11, 2018

Volunteers Help End Revolving Door of Mentally Ill & Homeless in Jail

Shannon Clifford's journey through life is an against-all-odds kind of story. Homeless at age 18, addicted to drugs and mentally ill, he became a regular at Denver jail.

Oct 24, 2018

Department of Public Safety Launches Denver Opportunity Index

Today, Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Executive Director of Public Safety Troy Riggs launched the Denver Opportunity Index (DOI), a philosophical shift in public safety service delivery focused on identifying opportunities for strategic collaboration that will help improve residents' quality of life, thereby enhancing public safety for everyone in Denver.

Oct 24, 2018

Community is invited to weigh in on the Denver Opportunity Index

In a city where neighborhood poverty rates vary widely, Denver public safety officials turn to statistics to prevent crime before it happens.

Oct 15, 2018

Denver 9-1-1 Receiving Location Data from iPhones

Denver 9-1-1 is now receiving fast and accurate location data from iPhones running iOS 12, the latest software update from Apple.

Sep 20, 2018

Department of Public Safety Hosts 'Director for a Day' Program

The Denver Department of Public Safety (DOS) is hosting its new Director for a Day program on Friday, September 21 for a diverse group of Denver residents.

Aug 06, 2018

Denver Supports Local National Night Out Events

The Mayor’s Office, City Council and the Department of Public Safety are working with neighborhoods, local businesses, civic organizations, and non-profit groups to assist Denver’s communities in hosting National Night Out (NNO) events on August 7, 2018.

Jun 28, 2018

Mayor Hancock Names Paul Pazen as Denver's New Police Chief

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today introduced the new Chief of Police for the Denver Police Department (DPD).

Jun 14, 2018

Police Chief Search Committee Selects Five Candidates to Interview

Executive Director of Public Safety Troy Riggs today announced that the committee Mayor Michael B. Hancock appointed to recommend candidates for Denver's next police chief will interview five of the 22 officers who applied for the position.