Make a Difference
Contact the Police
By Phone, In Person, or Online
For all emergencies, dial 911. To report a crime in progress, call 720-898-6900.
- Report a Minor Auto Accident with the State of Colorado All auto accidents should be reported through the state. APD cannot take accident reports.
- Report Theft, Trespassing, and More Online You can report non-violent crimes that are not in progress using a simple form.
Services and Tools
- Find Your Community Police Station Sector Policing is the City's newest approach to community safety that will enable our officers to become experts on the needs, issues and concerns of the people within the specific areas, or sectors, they serve.
- Ride-Alongs A Ride-Along gives citizens the opportunity to ride on patrol with an on-duty uniformed officer or Animal Management.
Keeping Our Community Informed
- S.H.A.R.P. The Sexual Harassment Assault and Rape Prevention (SHARP) course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of women
- Crime Free Multi-Housing This class teaches ways to make rentals and multi-tenant buildings safer.
- Crime Prevention This class gives homeowners important tips to keep safe.
Units and More
Learn About Your Police Department
- Take a Tour Free and open to the public!
- International Accreditation The Arvada Police Department was the first Colorado law enforcement agency to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 1986.