Welcome, and thank you for visiting the GSPD online. This website was developed to assist you in answering some of the many questions you may have about who we are and what we do. We hope that you find the information and resources here both useful and insightful. If you do not find what you’re looking for, please contact us anytime.

Our Mission

  • To protect with integrity and courage, to serve with honor and compassion.

Our Vision

  • To create a safe and enjoyable community in which to live and visit.

Our Values

  • Integrity, Courage, Service, Honor, and Compassion

** UPDATE **

The City of Glenwood Springs Social Media Guidelines, as posted on all social media pages as well as provided on the City’s website at https://www.gwsco.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6021/Social-media-guidelines?bidId= provide for comments and posts to be hidden or deleted based on specific criteria. Recent comments pertaining to the Glenwood Springs Police Department have been deemed to violate the following guideline categories:

  • Clearly off-topic comments made on a specific topic, thread or post;
  • Information that compromises safety or security of the public or public information systems;

Due to the volume of messages that do not meet the City’s guidelines, the police department Facebook page has been temporarily suspended.

Staff will continue to monitor other city social media sites for instances where the Social Media Policy is violated and mitigate per policy directive.