Free Prescription Discount Card

Westminster residents are now eligible for discounts on prescription drugs under a new program offered by the National League of Cities. The discount cards offer average savings of 20 percent off the retail price of commonly prescribed drugs to residents who are without health insurance, a traditional benefits plan or have prescriptions that are not covered by insurance. The card is FREE to all Westminster residents, regardless of age, income or existing health insurance. The NLC card can be used when purchasing prescription drugs at approximately 100 pharmacies in the Westminster area, as well as at more than 59,000 participating retail pharmacies across the country. 

Program details are available on the Care Mark website. You may also call 1-888-620-1749.

Car Seat Inspections

Westminster firefighters certified as car seat technicians are available to inspect and provide instruction on installation of child safety seats free of charge. Inspections are performed for age and size appropriateness, proper installation and use, and whether seats have been recalled or visibly damaged. Please note that due to financial limitations, the Westminster Fire Department is unable to provide free car seats. 

Car seat inspections are offered on the first and third Saturday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to noon by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call 303-658-4500. Click here for more information.

Residential Knox Box

The Residential Knox Box Loaner Program is available for older adults or those with special needs. Westminster residents who may be unable to answer their door in an emergency situation. The steel lock boxes are loaned to residents for a one time fee of $50 and securely contain their house key(s) allowing Fire Department personnel access to unlock the house. Please call the Westminster Fire Department Administration Office at 303-658-4500 if you are interested in this program.

Home Safety Checks

The Westminster Fire Department offers free home safety checks for older adults or those with special needs on a quarterly basis. Firefighters and trained volunteers visit residents to check their home for a variety of hazards. Smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, night lights, extension cords and more are all reviewed to reduce the chances for a fire or home injury. Call 303-658-4500 to inquire about the program and schedule an appointment. 

Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch is a national program that encourages neighborhoods to work cooperatively with their police departments to reduce crime and improve the quality of life in neighborhoods. 
The Westminster Police Department will assist you in developing your Neighborhood Watch program, but its success relies on the commitment of the organizers. If you have questions about coordinating a Neighborhood Watch program, contact the department's Public Information Office, 303-658-4422. Click here to learn more about the program.

Security Surveys

The Westminster Police Department Community Service Division can assist local businesses and residents in a security site analysis of their home or business that is intended to inform the owner of any needed adjustments to make the building more secure. The owner would be given advice on such things like lighting, doors and locks, and landscaping. If you would like to schedule a security check, please contact the public information unit at 303-658-4421 or 303-658-4422. Click here to learn more.

Smart 911

Smart 911 allows for individuals to go online and create a Safety Profile for any cell, landline, or VOIP phone in their household. Citizens control their own profiles, which are only available to 911 operators. The information can only be accessed when you call 911. Visit http://www.cityofwestminster.us/PublicSafety/PoliceDepartment/911Information to read more about the program and to link to the registration site at https://www.smart911.com/.

CodeRED

CodeRED is the notification system the City of Westminster, police and fire, uses to notify residents of emergencies. Currently, any land line phone should be in the system. If you do not have a landline in your business or residence, be sure to register your cell phones to receive the notifications. Along with emergency notifications, you can sign up for emergency weather notifications. Visit www.your911.net to register your cell phone number. 

Neighborhood Meetings

The Westminster Police Department meets with neighborhoods or apartment complexes about crime/police-related concerns. Once the neighborhood/complex contacts WPD with their issue or concerns, WPD can tailor the meeting to the needs that exist. If you are interested in a neighborhood meeting, contact Investigator Kate Kazell at (303) 658-4422.