Crime Prevention

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The Broomfield Police Department strives to provide consistent quality all-hazard education including crime prevention and safety tips to the public and private sectors. 

Crime prevention and community policing share a common purpose - reducing the threat of crime and making our community more safe and secure. The police department needs the assistance from each and every community member. You are the eyes and ears that can make a difference in reducing crime in our community. Remember...public safety is a shared responsibility.

  • Close and lock your garage doors
  • Locks the doors to your home
  • Lock your car at all times
  • Remove valuables from your vehicle
  • Close and lock your windows
  • Know your neighbors
  • Inventory your property
  • Know the vehicles that belong in your neighborhood
  • Call the police if you see or hear anything suspicious

Emergency 9-1-1
Non-Emergency 303-438-6400

COMMUNITY CRIME MAP - Sometimes referred to as the 'Police Blotter,' the community crime map provides up-to-date information on crime in your area.

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LOCK BOX PROGRAM for Seniors - The Lock Box program provides a combination lock box to put a house key inside of and secure to your home. This doesn't have to be to the front door, it can be a side door or back door, but you must note the location on your registration. This is the same type of system that realtors use when selling homes. The combination to the lock is kept on file at the police department, and is easily accessible by dispatch in case of an emergency. If you are ever in a situation where you need the police or medical personnel to come into your home and you are unable to open the door, the police or paramedics will access the combination through dispatch. This will save valuable time and could save your life.

Eligibility requirements: Participants must live alone; have no computer access; be over 65 years old

If you would like more information about the program or want to sign up for this program, please contact Jessica Coogan at 303-438-6427.

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The Residents' All-Hazard Preparedness Guide provides a section on Home Safety and Security. Topics covered include home safety, household hazardous materials, personal safety, identity theft, and home security.

The Business All-Hazard Preparedness Guide provides hazard-specific plans that encompass workplace violence, theft, robbery, shoplifting, and other crime prevention and safety topics specific to businesses.