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Spring Citizens Police Academy at Arvada Police Department Updated
About / News and Events / Public Safety

(ARVADA, CO February 8, 2016) – The Arvada Police Department is now accepting applications for it Spring 2016 Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). This popular biannual academy offers residents a behind-the-scenes look at their police department, its staff and the officers who serve.  ...

Join Our Team Updated
About / Jobs / Working for the Arvada Police Department

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Are you tired of the same old 9-5 job with no room for advancement or sense of accomplishment?  Do you have a strong desire to be a part of something bigger and more challenging? Do you feel a deep desire to be part of a team whose mission is to help the community both individually and as a...

City Facilities Closed for Presidents Day Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

City facilities will be closed in observance of the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 15,...

Arvada Report Updated
About / Publications / Arvada Report

The Arvada Report is a bi-monthly newsletter published by the City of Arvada. It is distributed to all households and businesses in the City of Arvada. The current edition is for February/March 2016 Archives of past issues are available by clicking on the menu to the left.  Please...

January 28, 2016 Scam Alert Updated
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The Arvada Police Department has received numerous phone reports in which a caller identifies himself as an Adams County or Jefferson County Sheriff Deputy, and advises the victim they have an outstanding warrant for their arrest. The caller directs the victim to make an electronic funds transfer...

Arvada Police Seek Leads in 7-11 Armed Robbery Updated
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(Arvada January 20, 2016) – The Arvada Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in an armed robbery.   On December 23, 2015, the suspect entered the 7-11 located at Wadsworth Blvd. and 58th Avenue wearing a mask and armed with a shotgun. The...

Feb 8,  2011 - City Manager Announces Intention to Retire Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

Arvada, CO……..After a combined 25 years of service with the City of Arvada, City Manager Craig G. Kocian informed the City Council of his intention to retire effective September 30, 2011. In 1972, Kocian was appointed an Administrative Assistant to the City Manager in Arvada. ...

Feb 25,  2011 - Arvada Ranks Sixth in Nation s Most Active Cities Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

Arvada, CO ……  TIME Healthland, the online collection of health related articles from TIME Magazine, has identified the 15 most active cities in the United States, and Arvada is number six! The list is based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

April 16,  2012 - City of Arvada Named Top Workplace Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

(Arvada, CO) – The City of Arvada has been named one of the Denver Post’s Top Work Places for 2012. Arvada ranked 11th among large employers based on categories including  confidence in leadership, direction provided to employees, appreciation of workers, values and ethics,...

Body Found in Burned Arvada Office Complex Identified Updated
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(Arvada) – The Jefferson County Coroner has confirmed the identification of a body recovered from the Scenic Heights Professional Building II as John A. Rutter, 55.   Arvada Police and Fire were dispatched at 9:52 a.m. on Saturday, January 2 to a structure fire at 6475 Wadsworth...