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2016


International Accreditation Updated
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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. Since then, Arvada has been re-accredited an unprecedented ten times. What is Accreditation? The Commission...

Text to 911  Updated
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Call or Text 9-1-1 The City of Arvada, along with Jefferson County and the City & County of Broomfield, offer Text to 911 service.  Most cell phone carriers, including Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, have made this service available. A text sent to 9-1-1 will go to emergency...

2015 and Older


Code Enforcement Updated
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Mission  Our goal is to preserve a community for a lifetime.  To achieve this, a City must maintain and enhance existing commercial and residential areas. Code Enforcement responds and resolves enforcement issues, provides customer service and pro-actively removes illegal signage from...

Criminal Investigations Bureau Updated
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The Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) of the Arvada Police Department is responsible for the investigation of: Crimes that are particularly serious in nature (i.e., homicide, aggravated assaults, sexual assaults, burglary, robbery, etc.); Cases involving extensive follow up (forgeries,...

Records and Evidence Units Updated
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Records Unit Hours: Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding holidays) Saturday's record access will be through phone or appointment only. 720-898-6920 The Arvada Police Department Records Unit has the responsibility for maintaining and releasing criminal justice records to the...

Internal Affairs  Updated
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Citizens can bring any issue to the Arvada Police Department, including suggestions and complaints. The Internal Affairs Unit is responsible for examining and investigating allegations of employee misconduct. They are also available to answer questions regarding police services, procedures, and...

Communications (Dispatch) Updated
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For all emergencies call 911. For other non-emergency issues, call 720-898-6900 or 303-980-7300. When to Call 911   911 should be utilized any time a citizen has an emergency situation that urgently requires police, fire or medical response.  911 should be called for...