The Breckenridge Police Department provides services to a mountain resort community that is frequently listed as a favorite destination for skiers in North America. The department is committed to a community policing philosophy.
We are located at:
150 Valley Brook Street
Breckenridge, CO 80424
General phone# (970) 453-2941
Dispatch phone# (970) 668-8600
Open 8:00 am to 5:00pm weekdays, lobby intercom response 24/7
The Breckenridge Police Department is organized into four (4) divisions:
• Police Administration & Records
The Administration Division, which includes a Records Supervisor and an Administrative Analyst, who report directly to the Chief of Police, is responsible for several key administrative activities: Overall direction and evaluation of police services in the community, public information, professional standards, records management, statistical analysis, planning and oversight, budget management, performance management, and special research projects.
The Patrol Division is managed by Sergeants who report directly to the Chief and Assistant Chief of Police. This division is responsible for the initial and immediate response to various types of calls from citizens and visitors to Breckenridge. This team focuses on community oriented policing efforts, the enforcement of laws, and the safety, education, and protection of the community.
Patrol Officers are involved in efforts with groups such as Advocates for Victims of Assault, the Resort Chamber, the Restaurant Association, D.A.R.E., Crime Stoppers and Summit Prevention Alliance. In addition, community outreach such as Adopt-an-Angel, Tip-A-Cop, and Breckenridge Ski Resort Volunteer Program enable staff to support valuable programs and build strong community partnerships.
Specialized Programs, Assignments & Instruction:
Sworn officers are provided the opportunity to participate in ancillary assignments and county-wide programs; and, obtain certification in specialized instructional areas. These opportunities include, but are not limited to the following:
- SWAT Team
- DARE School Resource Officer Program
- Police Training Officer (PTO) Program
- Bicycle Patrol
- Range Program
- Driving Instructor Training
- Defensive Tactics Instructor Training (PPCT and Taser)
- Accident Investigation Training
The Investigations Division reports directly to the Assistant Chief of Police. The division is responsible for the coordination of investigative matters, processing, maintaining and storing evidence and acts as an informal liaison between criminal justice agencies in the local area. Detectives are responsible for maintaining registration information and verifying residence and employment on all known sex offenders and parolees residing within the Town of Breckenridge.
• Community Service & Parking
The Community Service & Parking Division is managed by a Parking Supervisor, who reports directly to the Chief of Police. Non-sworn Community Service Officers (CSO’s) perform a variety of field and administrative duties in support of the department’s community oriented approach to code and parking enforcement.
CSO staff patrol the town in a vehicle, on foot or bicycle and work with the community to identify, educate and enforce municipal code and other violations related to parking, animal control, trash, and junk/abandoned vehicles. They also address other quality of life and community issues through their contacts with the public.
During peak tourist seasons, CSO’s spend a good portion of their time engaged in parking education and enforcement, as well as assisting with traffic flow in the community.
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