As delivery services have become more popular in the pandemic, porch package thefts have become a plague. Over the last summer, sales through Amazon and similar companies surpassed 2019 holiday numbers, and 2020 holiday sales numbers are expected to increase even more. According to statistics from the Denver Police Department, package theft rates are higher than past years and … [Read more...] about Teen Entrepreneur Starts Business to Combat Package Thefts in North Denver
Greetings to The Denver North Star readers from Denver Police Department District 1 A reader question came up recently wondering what a Community Response Officer (CRO) does for the Denver Police Department in terms of working with members of the community. Great question and I will share some of the ways a Community Resource Officer can be a benefit to … [Read more...] about What Does a Community Resource Officer Do?
Happy August to the residents of Northwest Denver. Denver Police District 1 is hopeful that everyone is continuing to have a safe and healthy summer with all the challenges that are currently occurring. I want to share some simple tips this month regarding bicycle theft prevention and identification. Bicycle usage continues to increase as a healthy activity and as a … [Read more...] about Protecting Your Bicycle Against Theft
Hello members of the Northwest Denver Community from Denver Police, District 1. Officer Bob is currently on vacation through the first week in July. So, I was graciously asked to fill in and share information and crime prevention tips that are provided by Officer Bob on a monthly basis, so here goes. Colorado license plates are a hot item with criminals, and most … [Read more...] about Public Safety: License Plate Thefts
“If you look at our use of force policy, and compare it to other places, it’s very progressive,” Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen said during a June 4 interview with The Denver North Star, the day of George Floyd’s memorial service. “Even with that, we need to seize this moment to do better. Don’t dig in and say everything is fine -- quite the opposite -- ask how can we do … [Read more...] about Chief Pazen Says DPD Can, Will Do Better