Museum News


Flag presented in honor of Denver Fallen Officer Virgil Hall
12-Oct-2017

Retired Denver Police Officer Barbara Cisneros present a United States Flag to Thayer County Neb..


Special tribute to Denver Police Officer Eric Finks
12-Oct-2017

In August, the well liked and respected Denver Police officer,Eric Finks lost his battle with ca..


Fallen Officer Sign Dedications Sept 9th and 11th
09-Sep-2017

As September 11th approaches, we all somberly remember the lives lost that fateful day including..


In the News: Forget dusty display cases, the Denver Police Museum has big plans to put you in a cop’
07-Aug-2017

Our open house and building announcement was covered by the Denver Post. Read the full story here: h..


Denver Police Museum Unveils New Site in Stockshow Development and Project Support from Current and
03-Aug-2017

After many years of discussion and planning the Denver Police Museum is now on the path to becom..


Open House at the proposed site of new Denver Police Museum
03-Aug-2017

We held a special event to help secure the future site of the new Denver Police Museum. 4–7..


Law Enforcement Appreciation at Coors Field 2017
08-Jul-2017

The Colorado Rockies and Major League Baseball have teamed up with the National Law Enforcement ..


Colorado/Wyoming Optimist Club honors the Denver Police Museum
27-Jun-2017

The Denver Police museum was recently honored at the Colorado/Wyoming Optimist club meeting on J..


Public Safety Expo June 10th 2017
04-Jun-2017

The Denver Police Museum is honored to participate and support the upcoming Public Safety Expo! ..


Police Week 2017
18-Apr-2017

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation, following an approved joint r..


Colorado Gives Day 2016
18-Nov-2016

With the end of the year approaching, so too is Colorado Gives Day. If you are unfamiliar with C..


Special Tribute to Fallen Denver Officer Michael Dowd
11-Sep-2016

Today, the Denver Police Department and the Denver Police Museum will dedicate a memorial sign h..


Sign dedication ceremonies for four Denver officers
08-Sep-2016

The mission continues… In the history of the Denver Police Department, there are over..


United in support of our law enforcement community
18-Jul-2016

Our hearts are broken. On behalf of the DPLEM Board Members, dedicated volunteers and suppor..


DPD Honors Fallen Officers for Police Week 2016
13-May-2016

The Denver Police Department honored it's fallen officers at Police Headquarters yesterday. Prio..


Denver City and County Building turns blue
09-May-2016

In honor of Police week and for only the second time in the history of ‪#‎Denver‬, the Denver Ci..


Denver public school students dedicate signs honoring two Denver Police Officers killed in the line
09-May-2016

The Denver Police Museum and Denver public school students will be dedicating signs honoring two..


Police Week 2016
09-May-2016

The Denver Police Museum unveiled a variety of activities in honor of Denver Police Week Monday ..


Alpine Bank supports the DPLEM and DPD
22-Mar-2016

We gratefully acknowledge the support from Alpine Bank for our officers in blue and for their su..


meeting with Association of Northern Front Range Museums
22-Mar-2016

The Denver Police Museum(DPM) Board and dedicated volunteers welcomed over 33 members of ANFRM (..


Brining the museum to life
29-Feb-2016

The Museum Board is delighted to announce a collaboration with the CU college of Engineering and..


Artifact Honored
25-Jan-2016

The Denver Police Museum was recently honored by the Colorado Collections Connection Most Signif..


Artifact discussed on Colorado Public Radio
29-Dec-2015

Dana Echohawk, the project director for the Colorado Collections Connection, spoke about the lis..


Colorado Gives Day
20-Nov-2015

As the busy holiday season begins, we know you receive many requests for your time, energy and f..


Vote for our artifact in the "Colorado's most significant artifact" contest
08-Nov-2015

The Denver Police museum recently entered one of our artifacts in a local contest as described i..


Support Ballot Initiative 2C
31-Oct-2015

The Denver Police Museum attended Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s “door to door” campaign to supp..


First Responders Tribute 2015
12-Sep-2015

We hope you'll join us for the public safety expo and Colfax Cruise. ..


Service Project to Honor Fallen Law Enforcement
01-Aug-2015

On Colorado Day, Denver Police Museum Hosts Memorial Clean Up DENVER, Colorado, August..


Colorado Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
19-Jul-2015

Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed July 19, 2015 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. ..


Edwards and Christopherson speak with Colorado Public Radio
26-Jun-2015

Read full story and check out audio at: http://www.cpr.org/news/story/denvers-long-history-afric..


Proclamation 3537 - Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week
16-May-2015

The week of May 12 through May 18, 1963, and the calendar week during which May 15 occurs of each su..


In the news: Retired Denver gang cop revisits past, gives items to police museum
07-May-2015

The DPLEM was recently featured in a story in the Denver Post. A surge of gang violence in north..


History of African-American Officers in Denver
27-Apr-2015

The Denver Police Museum presens a look at the past, highlighting male and female African Americ..


Shop Amazon Smile
14-Apr-2015

Do you shop on Amazon? Amazon Smile is a website (smile.amazon.com (https://smile.amazon.com/ch/..


Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
08-Jan-2015

This Friday, January 9th, 2015, law enforcement organizations will partner with citizens all ove..


Ron Sampson Contributes
05-Jan-2015

Special thanks to Ron Sampson his generous contributions to the museum of historic police memora..


Blue Lives Matter Rally
28-Dec-2014

More than 200 people gathered in downtown Denver on Saturday, December 27th to support law-enfor..


New website
30-Dec-2013

We are excited to launch the latest version of our new website! We appreciate your patience and ..


Denver Police Widow Association Celebrates 40th Anniversary
01-Aug-2013

The Denver Police Widows Association, formed in 1973 as an organization to bring together women ..


DPLEM Board Studies Other Successful Police Museums
01-Jul-2013

In an effort to learn from the experiences of other cities that have established thriving police..