Press Releases

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 9:49am
On Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10:00AM to 2:00PM, DEA will coordinate the 14th National Take Back Initiative. This program is focused on providing convenient locations across the nation for the public to drop off excess, unused, and expired controlled substances and other medications from our... Read more
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:39pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Removal of the pedestrian bridge over Fontanero Street will begin on Saturday April 28. West Fontanero Street from the I-25 off-ramp to Recreation Way will be closed for the removal of the pedestrian bridge east of the interstate. On Sunday, April 29, Fontanero will be... Read more
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:57am
The El Paso Coroner’s Office completed the autopsy on the deceased male who was shot on April 13, 2018, in the 800 block of Chapman Drive. The deceased male has been identified as 39-year-old Earnest Gene Ramsey II, a resident of Colorado Springs. Mr. Ramsey’s death is the seventh homicide... Read more
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:27am
On April 11, 2018, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Section began follow up on information of a body located along Fountain Creek southeast of Las Vegas Street and Tejon Street. The location is described as a wooded, marshy area. Homicide detectives and members of the Metro... Read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 4:11pm
The investigation into the April 4, 2018, Burglary and Assault in the 2800 block of Wyatt Drive has resulted in three arrests.    On April 10, 2018, the Robbery Unit located the red Dodge Avenger in the 3100 block of East Fountain Boulevard. The registered owner of the vehicle, 25-year-old Keotis... Read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 1:29pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Corporate Challenge returns to Colorado Springs’ 25th annual Bike to Work Day, June 27. The Corporate Challenge is a friendly competition among local employers to see who can secure the most participants for Bike to Work Day and offers employees an opportunity to... Read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 11:56am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Starting Friday, May 4 at 8 p.m. the intersection of Pikes Peak Avenue and Union Boulevard will be closed to facilitate the installation of new underground utilities and roadway work associated with the Pikes Peak Avenue Reconstruction project.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 5:01pm
Colorado Springs, CO – Business operations at the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) will reopen at 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18. Beginning April 18, airlines at COS are operating and flying on a limited schedule. COS encourages passengers arrive early for their flight and allow for additional time... Read more
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:52am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— Beginning fall semester 2018 Pikes Peak Community College students can ride any Mountain Metro bus by simply swiping their student ID card. The College Pass Program, offered by Mountain Metro, provides college students unlimited access to the bus system. Students at PPCC... Read more
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:59pm
UPDATE: Due to the community and department interest, we are moving Joshua’s ceremony to the 1st floor Community Room at the Police Operations Center. Please join Joshua and his family as we celebrate our newest and youngest officer.Original post:Joshua will be taking his oath of office, in full... Read more
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 8:12am
On April 13, 2018, at approximately 7:20 PM, officers from the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to the 800 block of Chapman Drive on a reported shooting inside an apartment. Upon arrival, officers located a male with an apparent gunshot wound. The Colorado Springs Fire Department’s... Read more
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 2:44pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-- From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, and Monday through April 20, Union Boulevard will have a single lane closure through the Woodmen Road intersection for concrete work. Additionally, the southbound Union Boulevard right turn lane to westbound Woodmen Road will be closed during... Read more