Police Department


The Steamboat Springs Police Department is comprised of 29 sworn and 19 professional staff men and women who proudly serve a community of over 13,000 people and a large tourist population. We are dedicated to keeping our community safe, reducing victimization, and providing quality police services. Core functions include Patrol, Investigations, Records, Evidence, Community Service, Animal Control, School Resource Officer, and Combined Emergency Response. We work closely with our community to address public safety and quality of life issues affecting our citizens. We are heavily involved in community outreach, education and awareness, crime prevention, and youth outreach to ensure the safety of Steamboat Springs.


  1. Recruit, hire and retain high quality and professional police personnel to serve our Community.
  2. Develop a robust training program to ensure all staff are professional and proficient.
  3. Identify and implement efficiencies through technology and process improvement.
  4. Provide exceptional police services through patrol, investigation, crime prevention and community engagement.
  5. Create a workplace culture focused on respect, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  6. Make physical and mental wellness a priority.
  7. Pursue grant funding to enhance our technology capability, training and staffing.


  • Police Administration
  • Records Management
  • Patrol Services
  • Investigations
  • POST Regional Grant
  • Animal Control
  • Community Services
  • Police Muni Surcharge

Our People

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