Posted on 01/16/2020 at 06:07 pm

Good Samaritan Law

Did you know Colorado has a 911 Good Samaritan Law? Colorado Revised Statute 18-1-711 provides immunity from arrest and prosecution in emergency drug or alcohol overdose situations. This public health harm reduction legislation exists so the community feels safe calling for help if they or someone they are with, overdoses on alcohol or drugs. The immunity applies to the person suffering the overdose as well, if all the criteria set below are met:

Posted on 01/10/2020 at 08:13 pm

Boulder Police continue investigation from the North Boulder Rec Center

On Jan. 3, 2020, the Boulder Police Department responded to The North Boulder Rec Center at 3170 Broadway on a report of male who inappropriately touched a child in the center’s hot tub. Officers began investigating the allegations and arrested Brandt Deboard (DOB 09/24/1978) for:

Posted on 01/09/2020 at 11:44 pm

Boulder Police investigate fatal crash

On Jan. 9, 2020, at 10:15 a.m., Boulder police were notified of an injury crash involving a bus and a pedestrian. A preliminary investigation indicates that an RTD bus was making a left turn from southbound Mohawk Drive onto eastbound Baseline Road and struck a pedestrian crossing Baseline Road. An 85-year-old male pedestrian was crossing in the crosswalk on the east side of Mohawk Drive when he was struck. The pedestrian was transported to Boulder Community Health where he succumbed to his injuries.

Posted on 01/07/2020 at 04:41 pm

Employee Wellness

First responder jobs are stressful, and every agency seeks to make employee wellness a priority. Thanks to the folks at Rocky Mountain Riding Therapy, a non-profit therapeutic horseback riding program for starting a pilot program for first responders in Boulder County. Officer Kurt and Sergeants Melissa and Matt learned about riding, tack and grooming during the weeks long program. They enjoyed the learning and chance to meet the horses! We sincerely appreciate the partnership with the community.

Posted on 01/03/2020 at 12:38 am

Arapahoe Ave closed due to crash

The Boulder Police Department Is currently investigating a traffic cash in the 3400 block of Arapahoe Avenue. Arapahoe Ave is currently closed in both Directions between 33rd St. and 38th St. Please avoid the area and an alternate route is suggested.

Posted on 12/18/2019 at 05:41 pm

Animal Protection Information

In the past few months The Boulder Police Department has received community concerns about a private company providing animal mitigation services. The Boulder Police Animal Protection Unit is concerned about the welfare of animals, which has resulted from community interactions with this private company. Some of these community members have erroneously believed they were contacting The Boulder Police Department’s Animal Protection Unit when they in fact have called a private company. Animal Protection has been a division of The Boulder Police Department since 2011 and should be the first point of contact when a community member is concerned about the welfare or treatment of animals. Animal Protection consists of six, certified and expertly trained officers, who wear uniforms with appropriate identification while on duty in order to be readily identifiable as police department employees.

Posted on 12/13/2019 at 07:25 pm

Cops Fighting Cancer Delivery Day

The men & women of The Boulder Police Department want to thank @AuroraPD for hosting Cops Fighting Cancer today. We so much enjoyed visiting the staff, families and kiddos at The Children's Hospital Colorado. Thanks for the smiles and laughs kids! Get well soon and happy holidays.

Posted on 12/10/2019 at 04:52 pm

New Recruits Graduate From The Police Academy

Friday Chief Weinheimer gave the oath of office to our 9 newest police officers. They graduated from the 22 week police academy and will complete more training in house prior to beginning their field training. Congrats and welcome to our newest officers.

Posted on 11/26/2019 at 05:37 pm

Heavy Snow and Dangerous Driving Conditions

Most neighborhood streets are covered with very deep snow and are a challenge to navigate, even with 4-wheel-drive and high-clearance vehicles. While the conditions are better on the main roads (thanks to the plow drivers), they remain icy and snowpacked causing dangerous driving conditions. Use caution if driving, or better yet, consider not venturing out today if at all possible.

Posted on 11/25/2019 at 11:53 pm

Boulder police alert community to sexually violent predator address change

The Boulder Police Department is releasing information pursuant to the Colorado Revised Statutes, which authorize law enforcement agencies to inform the public when a sex offender moves into a community or changes residency if the person has been deemed a sexually violent predator.

Posted on 11/20/2019 at 03:55 pm

Traffic Safety Tip: Mandatory Stop & School Buses

School buses carry our communities most precious cargo. Please drive, ride etc. safely around buses but especially when they are stopped. In Colorado, all motor vehicles, including bikes, must stop when a school bus has its red lights on and stop sign extended. Buses will flash yellow hazard lights in preparation for stopping to allow kiddos to get on and off the bus. The lights will flash red and a stop sign extends while children are in motion. Please be patient around buses Boulder. Our kid's safety is worth it.

Posted on 11/18/2019 at 06:06 pm

Baxter's Bear Safety Tips

Baxter, friend of bears everywhere reminds you to please do your part to keep bears wild. Please don't feed the bears you may see around town. If you encounter a bear, do not approach the bear, try to look big and back away. If you have a bear in your yard, from a safe location i.e. from inside your home, try to scare the bear away by banging on pots and pans, use an air horn or clap.

Posted on 11/17/2019 at 06:09 am

Road closed 30th Street/Valmont Road due to crash

On 11/16/2019 at approximately 9:26pm, an RTD bus collided with a vehicle in the intersection of 30th Street/Valmont Road. both drivers were transported to Boulder Community Hospital with injuries. The road will remain closed as police continue their investigation. If possible take alternative routes.

Posted on 11/15/2019 at 11:31 pm

Ride Share Safety

As the holiday season approaches and celebrating with friends and family increases, please think ahead on how you are going to get home if you have been drinking etc. Ride share is a great option but please follow these important safety tips:

Posted on 11/15/2019 at 04:00 pm

Homeless Camps

We have received a lot of calls about homeless camps across the city but particularly near 30th Street and Goose Creek. The police department continues to enforce the city’s camping ordinance, including the area near 30th Street and Goose Creek. In the past 30 days our officers have issued over 100 tickets for camping at locations throughout the city, including the Goose Creek area. This is not an easy problem to solve and enforcement alone will not solve the homelessness problem faced by our community and throughout the nation.

Posted on 11/14/2019 at 11:11 pm

Sergeant Promotions

Congrats to Sergeant Ben & Sergeant Darren! These two new sergeants were recently promoted from the rank of officer to sergeant. The road to supervision is a lot of hard work and these two have excelled during their time as officers. They bring a tremendous amount of experience to their new role. We are excited to have these two outstanding individuals in formal roles of leadership at the Boulder Police Department.