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Community Response Impact Team

WHO is CRIT?

The CRIT consists of five full-service police officers and a sergeant assigned to specific communities of interest to establish problem solving partnerships with residents, apartment managers and business owners. 

What does CRIT Do?

The mission of the Community Response Impact Team (CRIT) is to address criminal activity and statistical trends that have a negative impact on the quality of life for citizens of Arvada. The team concentrates on high crime areas and problem properties that present a drain on patrol and the criminal investigation bureau.  

  • Identify and resolve crime related issues to improve the quality of life in those neighborhoods. 
  • Apply creative and advanced technical resources to provide support and concentrated law enforcement efforts toward achieving long-term resolution of high crime areas and problem properties. 

What Classes does CRIT Offer?

The CRIT provides free training to the community throughout the year. 

Crime Free Multi-Housing

The Crime Free Multi-Housing class is ideal for multi-housing and rental property owners, managers, maintenance personnel and anyone interested in reducing crime on their properties and increasing profitability. For more information, visit: arvada.org/arvada-pds-crime-prevention-and-crime-free-multi-housing-classes-2.

Crime Prevention Class 

The Crime Prevention Class is a two-hour class geared towards citizens interested in learning basic crime prevention tips and tools to help reduce crime.  For more information, visit: arvada.org/crime-prevention-classes.

Sexual Harassment, Assault, and Rape Prevention Training (SHARP)

This self-defense class is designed for women to give them the confidence and skills needed to defend themselves in situations ranging from sexual harassment in the workplace to being approached or grabbed by a hostile person. For more information visit arvada.org/arvada-offers-self-defense-classes-for-women.

For more information or to register classes, call the CRIT team at 720-898-6883.