Intersection Safety

Intersection Safety on Pitkin Avenue at 10th Street   As many parents know, school starts again for the RE-1 School District on January 4, 2017.  The Glenwood Springs Police Department would like to increase public awareness regarding new stop signs that have been implemented on Pitkin Avenue at the intersection with 10th Street for northbound…

Smoking Restrictions

Downtown Glenwood Smoking Restrictions The City of Glenwood Springs has officially amended the Municipal Ordinance providing General Smoking Restrictions to expand the areas of the City where smoking is prohibited. Warnings will be issued initially, but eventually a first violation will be subject to a fine of up to $200. A second offense within a calendar…

Back to School Safety

Back to School Safety   As many parents know, school starts again for the RE-1 School District on August 24, 2016.  The Glenwood Springs Police Department would like to ask for increased public awareness as our community’s children return to school.   On the roads, please be aware of increased school bus traffic, increased pedestrian traffic,…

First Responder Appreciation

First Responder Appreciation On September 16, 2016 between 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM, the local chapter of the Elks Lodge and the City of Glenwood Springs will be hosting a “Burgers for Badges” a First Responder Tribute BBQ at City Hall, 101 West 8th Street.  Lunch will be provided for first responders and their families.  All other community…

Continuing Community Support

Local Residents Show Appreciation for Law Enforcement

Our Department recently received a very nice “Thank You” poster with handwritten notes of gratitude personally signed by some of our local residents.  This is a very kind display of appreciation and it helps remind us of the positive impact we have in our community.  Thank you.

Thank You Poster

Community Support for GSPD

Holy Cross Energy Shows Appreciation for Local Law Enforcement On August 3, 2016, our friends at Holy Cross Energy dropped off a “Survival Kit for Law Enforcement Officers” for each of our Officers.  The kits each contain goodies and a thank you note.  Check out the kind thank you note on the picture of the…

Craigslist Rental Property Scam

Craigslist Rental Property Scam The Glenwood Springs Police Department would like to raise public awareness of a scam technique being employed in our area.   Scammers will list a property for sale or for rent on Craigslist (an online advertising company).  The scammers do not own the property or have any right to the property,…

Please Be Courteous – Don’t Block Intersections

Please Be Courteous – Don’t Block Intersections   With the increase of construction projects and of daily traffic congestion, the Glenwood Springs Police Department would like to remind motorists to not block intersections with their vehicles.  The proper procedure is to wait behind the stop line and crosswalk until there is sufficient space for the driver…

Money Transfer Scams

  BEWARE OF TELEPHONE SCAMS Keep your loved ones and elders safe by arming them with knowledge! The Glenwood Springs Police Department has taken several reports from citizens that are receiving phone calls from individuals who are attempting to commit Theft via telephone scam. There are multiple variations of these scams where callers use a different reason as to…