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Westminster Public Safety Center
9110 Yates St.
Westminster, CO 80031

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 303-658-4360
Animal Management: 303-658-4326

Email: police@cityofwestminster.us  Please do not report crime to this email address as it is not monitored outside of business hours.

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Filing a Police Report

You can now file select police reports online.  Please follow this link to file a report.

Police Commendation 

Send an e-mail to express appreciation for commendable acts.


Animal Management Complaint 

Report barking dogs, animal neglect and animals at-large.


Graffiti Report

Report graffiti in the city. (To report graffiti on your own property, please call 303-658-4360 to file a police report).


Report Code Violations 

Report violations for weeds, trash, parking violations and sidewalk obstruction.


Report Traffic Complaint  

Report non-emergency traffic complaints, including speeding, school zone violations and reckless driving.


Report a Traffic Accident 

This link provides an online accident reporting form, which can be used during accident alerts, for accidents in parking lots or for hit-and-run accidents with no suspect. The following conditions must be met:

  • Damage under $1,000
  • No injuries
  • Vehicles are driveable
  • Parties have insurance
  • No suspicion of alcohol/drugs.


Obtain Traffic Accident Report  

Obtain a copy of a traffic accident report using an online service. There is a charge for using this service. You will need the date of the accident, the department case number and a valid credit card to access your report for a quick and easy download.

Please visit our App in the iPhone app store or Google play store for the most up to date events calendar

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August 24th - November 11, 2022 Wednesday Evenings 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Fall Citizens Academy, Police Department - 9110 Yates St.

September 14, 2022 6pm-8pm - Cuisine with Cops 11500 Wolff St.

October 1, 2022 2pm-5pm - Cuisine with Cops 10455 Sheridan Bl.

October 8, 2022 8 a.m. to noon - Shred-a-Thon, Police Department - 9110 Yates St.

October 29, 2022 10am-2pm  - Drug Take Back Event, Police Department - 9110 Yates St.

2023, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Teen Citizens Academy, Police Department - 9110 Yates St.

August 1, 2023, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. - National Night Out, Private individually-hosted neighborhood parties throughout the city

Neighborhood Traffic Complaints

Neighborhood traffic safety is one of the top complaints that citizens have about their community, and it continues to be a priority for Westminster City Council, law enforcement, and area schools. After years of use and evaluation, more traditional methods of traffic calming, including speed bumps and traffic circles, have proven ineffective. We have found that the best approach is to have officers evaluate each individual concern and work to provide the best solution. The concern will be assigned to a traffic officer for evaluation. If the officer sees there is a problem, additional enforcement can be scheduled for the neighborhood. They may also work with city traffic engineers and local HOA's to resolve the problem. 

If you are concerned about a traffic issue in your neighborhood, you may report it online here, call 303-658-4335, or email tcunning@cityofwestminster.us.


Online Traffic Accident Reporting
The Colorado Department of Revenue provides an online accident reporting form, which can be used during accident alerts, for accidents in parking lots or for hit-and-run accidents with no suspect. The following conditions must be met:

  • Damage under $1,000.
  • No injuries.
  • Vehicles are driveable.
  • Parties have insurance.
  • No suspicion of alcohol/drugs.


Obtaining a Copy of an Accident Report

Obtain a copy of a traffic accident report using an online service. There is a charge for using this service. You will need the date of the accident, the department case number and a valid credit card to access your report for a quick and easy download.


Additional Resources


We are excited to announce our ride a long program will re-open to thepublic beginning April 1, 2022.

Please understand that due to high demand and staffing levels there may be asubstantial delay in when you are able to ride.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, but we look forward tohaving citizens ride with officers again as we believe it is an important partof our department’s transparency.

The goal of the Ride Along Program is to acquaint Westminster residents andbusiness owners with their Police Department in a continuing effort to promotecommunity/police understanding and cooperation. The minimum age for theprogram is 16. A parent or guardian of minors under the age of 18 must sign aparental release form.

There are currently eight patrol teams from which an applicant canrequest a ride along. All rides are scheduled for four hours. Pleasesee the Ride Along application for team schedules and limitations regardingscheduling.

If you are interested in the Ride Along Program, and live or own a businessin Westminster, you must fill out an application and read the program rules. Ifyou have any questions, contact the Administrative Assistant of Patrol Servicesat 303-658-4281.

RIDE A LONG FORM

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Download our Mobile App  

Keep up to date with our new mobile app for Iphone and Android. You can find it in the App store or on Google Play under Westminster Police.

 

 

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Compliment And Complaint Procedures

It is the goal of the Westminster Police Department to provide the highest level of law enforcement services. We want to ensure our employees are performing their duties professionally. Police work is a complex job and we realize we may exceed or fall short of your expectations.

Compliments or complaints may be made at any time via any one of the ways listed below.

  • Handwritten or typed compliments or complaints may be mailed to:
  • Westminster Police Department Professional Standards

c/o Professional Services Commander

9110 Yates Street

Westminster, CO  80031

  • Call the non-emergency dispatch line at 303-658-4360 and a request to speak to either the on-duty supervisor or the sergeant or commander in charge of Professional Services.
  • Come into the Public Safety Center located at 9110 Yates Street and ask to speak with the sergeant or commander in charge of Professional Services, or if after business hours, ask to speak with the watch commander.
  • Comments may be left on our comment line at 303-658-4424.

We value your input on the level of service we deliver.

 

Peace Officer-Involved Shooting Investigations Protocol

In compliance with Senate Bill 15-219, the Westminster Police Department utilizes the Adams County Critical Incident team to investigate any incidents involving the discharge of a firearm by a peace officer that results in injury/death or any other use of force by a peace officer that results in death

 

 

Can't Find What You're Looking For?

If you are having a hard time finding the information you are looking for we want to know. We are constantly looking for feedback to make our site better. Share your ideas with Investigator Cheri Spottke, cspottke@cityofwestminster.us or 303-658-4421.

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EEO Utilization Report

As a recipient of the Department of Justice grant funding, it is a requirement that the Police Department create an Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP), which is also known as an Equal Opportunity Utilization Report/Short Form.  The purpose of the EEOP is to make sure that recipients of the financial assistance of the Department of Justice are providing equal employment opportunities to men and women regardless of gender, race, age group, religious affiliation, ethnicity or disability. 

 

The City of Westminster is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and aims to have its workplace reflect the community. 

Non-Discrimination Policy and Complaint Procedure

  • A brochure from the U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs on “Civil Rights Laws Prohibit Discrimination by Agencies that Receive Federal Assistance.”
  • A brochure from the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies – Colorado Civil Rights Division that “Promotes and protects civil rights in the State of Colorado through education and enforcement of anti-discrimination laws in the areas of employment, housing and places of public accommodation.”

Police Department Applying for a Justice Assistance Grant

The City of Westminster Police Department is applying for the 2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant.  Per the requirement of the grant, the City is posting notification of the application.

The City of Westminster Police Department is requesting $25,338 from the 2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant for the purchase of an automated License Plate Reader (LPR).  The LPR will warn of criminal activity and assist in locating offenders.  If you have any questions regarding the grant, please contact J. J. Elliott, Senior Management Analyst with the Westminster Police Department, via email at jelliott@cityofwestminster.us.