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Arvada Police to Break Ground on New Community Police Stations

Public invited to join the celebration


 (Arvada, CO) –        Approved by City Council by a vote of 7-0 on June 17, the Arvada Police will break ground on two new community police stations on Monday, June 24.


WHO:                Mayor Marc Williams

                        Arvada City Councilmembers

                        City Manager Mark Deven

                        Police Chief Don Wick

                        Members of the Arvada Police Department, other city employees, residents and

            community members


WHAT:           Groundbreaking of new community police stations in Arvada


WHEN &        Monday, June 24

WHERE:        1:00 p.m. West Woods Community Station, 64th Avenue and Kendrick Drive

                     5:00 p.m. Lake Arbor Community Station, 81st Avenue and Vance Street


WHY:              The Arvada Police expanded on its community-based policing in February 2013 when it embarked on a decentralized policing model.  That decentralized model embraces a new way of organizing the department to make it more fluid, collaborative, networked and responsive to the community. Key to this model of policing are the two new community stations that are slated to open in February 2014.    



About Arvada Police
The Arvada Police department, established in 1945, was the first agency in Colorado to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies. Arvada boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the metro area. Over 230 employees serve more than 100,000 residents and businesses and are committed to the principles of responsibility, dedication and respect. Learn more by visiting or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


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