Police Department Community Services

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Services We Offer

ALICE Training: Active Shooter Response

ALICE Training is a proactive response to an active shooter/violent intruder situation that can occur anywhere and at any time. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate. ALICE was developed by a law enforcement officer and an elementary school principal following the Columbine High School massacre. The program studied multiple active shooter situations to learn what kind of responses save lives. The goal is to retrain and empower those who find themselves in an active shooter/violent intruder situation. ALICE Training provides multiple ways to respond to an active shooter situation and gives civilians the confidence and training needed to save lives.

For more information or to schedule an ALICE Training, please contact Officer Curt Plassmeyer at 970-577-3822.

Breathalyzer

The Estes Park Police Department provides breathalyzer tests (BA's/PBT's) Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays. Request a breathalyzer in person at the Police Department lobby, located inside Town Hall at 170 MacGregor Ave. No appointment is required. The test fee is $15 per occurrence.

Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers is an effective way for citizens to fight and prevent crime in their communities. To learn more, visit the Crime Stoppers web page.

Deceased Wildlife Donation Agreement

The Estes Park Police Department, in coordination with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, maintains a list of individuals willing to collect deceased wildlife from Town Streets and State highways within city limits that were killed as a result of a collision. To learn more, or apply for the Road Kill list, visit the Wildlife Donation Agreement page.

Drug Take Back

The Estes Park Police Department collects unused, unwanted and expired prescription and over-the-counter drugs for safe disposal - no questions asked - during Drug Take Back Days. Drug Take Back Days are typically held in the spring and fall of each year. Police officers collect the drugs, which remain in the custody of law enforcement until they are incinerated. For additional information, contact Officer Gregg Filsinger at 970-577-3868 or 970-586-4000.

Mediation

In collaboration with Estes Valley Restorative Justice Partnership, the Estes Park Police Department offers free mediation services to the Estes Valley. Learn more about these Conflict Resolution Services

Municipal Codes

Access the Estes Park Municipal Code.

Access the Estes Valley Development Code.

SafeTrade Station

A SafeTrade Station is available at the Estes Park Police Department at Town Hall, 170 MacGregor Ave., to provide individuals with a safe location to meet the other party when buying or selling items online. Learn more about the SafeTrade Station.

Vacation Check

The Estes Park Police Auxiliary offer Vacation Checks for up to 4 weeks (30 days) for people who are going to be away for a short period of time. The Auxiliary will do a quick check of the external portion of the property at least once a week for up to 4 weeks (30 days). This service is not for people who are gone for longer periods of time. If coverage is needed for an extended period of time, local security companies may be able to provide service for hire.

Complete a Vacation Check Request.

Events

Blue Santa

Every holiday season, the Blue Santa Program collects non-perishable food, gifts and hygiene products for disabled, shut-in and elderly community members who need a little extra cheer during the holiday season. Blue Santa is sponsored by the Estes Park Police Auxiliary. Learn more about the Blue Santa program.

Citizen's Police Academy

Citizen's Police Academy. This informative series of classes sponsored by the Town's Police Department are offered free of charge biennially. Class size is limited to 30. Officers offer Academy participants an opportunity to learn more about the daily operations of the police department and experience conditions similar to the training police receive. Learn more about the Citizen's Police Academy.

Downtown Halloween Trick-or-Treat

Registration for the Downtown Halloween Event will open in the fall of each year and close once the event has concluded. For questions, please contact Officer Harmony Mason at hmason@estes.org or 970-577-3870.

Safety Fair

The Safety Fair is presented by the Estes Park Police Department in conjunction with other state, county and government agencies, and is held in the spring of each year. The goal of this event is to create a fun and active learning environment to educate the youth of Northern Colorado on the topics of alcohol and drug awareness, bicycle safety, fire safety, career opportunities and emergency services technology. Learn more about the Safety Fair.

Outside Resources

Contact Information
Colorado State Patrol 303-239-4501
Crossroads Ministry 970-577-0610
Estes Valley Crisis Advocates  970-577-9781
Larimer County Sheriff 970-416-1985
Larimer County Code Compliance 970-498-7683
Road Conditions 511
Rocky Mountain National Park 970-586-1203
United Way 211
 

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