Featured Stories

Poem: In The Heart of a DPD Officer

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

As I grew up I was faced with choices, challenges, and decisions,
Nothing TOO serious, mostly learning responsibility and getting my education.
I was asked when I was very young, what I wanted to be when I grow up,
Hmm, a singer, a dancer, a lawyer, WHO CARES? I have plenty of time…I’m just a little pup! Read More

How Elvis Presley helped the Denver Police Department

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Channel 7 recently featured a story about The King of Rock and Roll and his connection with the Denver Police Department. Read More

Don Simmons

Monday, January 05, 2015

Retired former office Don Simmons provides his oral history. Read More

CPT Time Machine: 1964

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Police Museum assisted with the production of this, providing a uniform, props, and the 1964 Denver Police car to portray Chief Art Dill. Read More

Retired Officers, Museum assist in Smaldone Documentary on PBS

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Colorado Experience examines one of the lesser-known chapters in American organized crime: the story of the Smaldones, an Italian-American crime family that operated out of Denver. Brothers Clyde, Eugene, and Clarence took control of Denver’s underworld in 1933, after then-crime boss Joe Roma’s body was found riddled with bullets in his home. They specialized in bootlegging and bookmaking, operating a gambling ring out of the upstairs of their family owned restaurant, Gaetano’s. To some, they were saints who took care of their community and provided food for poor families; to others, they were ruthless criminals. Read More

DPD History: Police Cars

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Officer Dean Christopherson reviews the police cars the DPD has been using for the past 50 years, including the new Interceptor.  Read More

Jim Powers

Friday, October 31, 2014

Honoring the life and service of Officer Jim Powers
March 10, 1920 - October 16, 2014 Read More

Watchman badge at History Colorado

Thursday, October 30, 2014

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2014 Car Show

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The First Responder Tribute was held on September 6th at the Northfield Shopping Center. Read More

Dunkin Donuts in Honor of Police Week

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

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