Presentations, Tours, and Ride-Alongs

The Broomfield Police Department provides quality public education to enhance citizen knowledge and skills in crime prevention, safety, and all-hazard preparedness. Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Bike Safety
  • Child Safety
  • Personal Safety
  • Home Security
  • 9-1-1
  • Fraud and Identity Theft Prevention
  • Internet Safety
  • 72-hour preparedness
  • Run, Hide, Fight

Presentations can be coordinated at homes, businesses, churches, etc. within the City and County of Broomfield only. If your group meets outside of Broomfield, please contact the police agency within the appropriate city or county.

Tours of the Police Department building located at 7 DesCombes Drive are scheduled throughout the year. The suggested group size is 20 with a minimum age limit of five years. Tours of the Detention Center are limited to adults only with exceptions made on a case-by-case basis.

All tours and presentations require scheduling 14 days in advance in order to properly coordinate all of the necessary resources. It is highly recommended that you have a back-up plan in place since police officers can be dispatched to emergency calls at a moment's notice.

To request a presentation or tour contact Public Information & Education Coordinator email Rachel Haslett or call at 720.887.2084.



The Broomfield Police Department provides limited and restricted ride alongs for law-abiding citizens as a part of our community education program. This program avails to our citizens the opportunity to gain insight into the daily operations of the Broomfield Police Department Patrol Division.


  • Community Members (resident or business owner)
  • Police Department applicants (who have successfully completed the Computer Voice Stress Analyzer and physical agility course) 
  • Police officers from other jurisdictions 
  • Individuals with a particular purpose, with approval of a Division Commander, Deputy Police Chief, or the Chief of Police
  •  Participants of the BPD-Inside Academy or Teen Academy


  • Riders must be at least 16 years of age 
  • Persons under 18 years of age are required to have the ride along request and waiver form signed by a parent or guardian 
  • Riders under 18 years of age are not allowed to ride on Watch III
  • Participants are not allowed to ride more than once every six months, and for no more than four hours at one time 
  • Participants should allow at least ten days in advance of the requested date to ride so that a review of their application and an assignment by the appropriate patrol supervisor can be made

Residents requesting to participate in this program can obtain a Ride Along form online,  or in-person, at the Broomfield Police Department, 7 DesCombes Drive, Broomfield, CO. Please email completed application, and a copy of your driver's license, to Julia Lavenburg at 

Police applicants may obtain a ride along form from the Broomfield Police Department Background Investigator upon completion of the requirements listed above.