Now Hiring-Police Officer Position

We are currently accepting applications for Police Officers. For sworn positions, applicant must be 21 years or older, must obtain or have a Colorado Peace Officer Standards and training certification as a Peace Officer; willing to train the right person. For all positions, applicant must be a high school graduate or equivalent, must live within 50…

Brush Fire I-70

I-70 westbound is closed at the 114 in West Glenwood due to a fire at the 111 on the north side of the interstate. The fire is currently pushing toward Storm King. Pre Evactuation Notice in the areas of Amy’s Acres and Mitchell Creek. Drivers are asked to stay off Hwy 6 and 24 in…

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,…

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…