Full Stay At Home Order From Governor Polis

COLORADO – On March 25, 2020 Gov. Polis announced a statewide stay-at-home order beginning on Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 a.m. and will last until April 11, 2020. The Governor also provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and actions taken to limit the spread of the virus. Messages went out via phone…

Remains Believed to be Gannon Stauch Found in Florida

Human Remains Found in Florida Tentatively Identified as Gannon Stauch On March 18, 2020, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office stating they responded to a call of a deceased juvenile male in Pace, Florida. An autopsy was performed by the District One Medical Examiner and the…

Fundraiser For Gannon Stauch Family At Fountain Community Theater

Fountain Community Theater is doing a special performance of Give ’em Hell Harry!! as a fundraiser for family of Gannon Stauch on Monday February 17th 2020 at 6:30 pm 326 W. Alabama Ave. Fountain, CO All proceeds of this event will go to the family of Gannon Stauch in the hope that this small effort…

Find Gannon Stauch Volunteer’s Needed

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Department is now taking applications for citizen volunteers in the search for Gannon Stauch. Link to application: https://bit.ly/2S8qUHa. Applications can be returned to shrcommunityvolunteer@elpasoco.com. Once your application is approved you will be contacted with further instructions. #FindGannon

Missing 11 Year Old from Lorson Ranch

Gannon Stauch has been missing since Monday, January 27, 2020 from his home in the Lorson Ranch area. Our Patrol deputies and Major Crime Detectives have taken extraordinary steps to search for Gannon. He’s very young, it’s dark and cold outside and we want to bring Gannon to safety. Please call 719-390-5555 if you have…

Colorado Springs Police Center Makes History

It’s one of the most important jobs when it comes to people who need help. The ones who do it are the unsung heroes of public safety. What dispatchers and call takers do on a daily basis isn’t easy, but their hard work, compassion, and dedication helps keep our community safe. In 1998, the Colorado…

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Lakewood, CO – For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. So keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this joyous but hectic time is important, especially when there’s a lot of activity and people at home. “As your families gather to celebrate this holiday, keep everyone…

I-25 Cable Barrier Project

The Colorado Department of Transportation crews are installing and resetting median cable barrier along I-25 between Pueblo and Colorado Springs to prevent median crossover crashes. The work is in response to the crash history and increased traffic in this area. Work includes the reset of median cable barrier on a new geometric alignment providing space for motorists,…

Near Drowning Prompts Call for Paddleboarders to Wear Life Vests

Colorado – As stand-up paddleboards become more and more popular, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds paddlers to wear personal floatation devices when using this watercraft. A man at Ridgway State Park nearly drowned on June 13; he was not wearing a PFD and fell off his board when the wind picked up and stirred the…

Colorado State Patrol is investigating a Bus Crash

Pueblo County – At around 2:30 p.m. the Colorado State Patrol responded to a commercial vehicle bus crash on Southbound I-25 near mile point 109. There were 15 passengers on the bus and one was killed as a result of the crash. The driver was also declared deceased at the scene of the crash. The…

CSP Trooper struck and killed on I-70

COLORADO – A Trooper with the Colorado State Patrol was struck by a vehicle and killed in the line of duty on Friday, June 14. At approximately 9:40 PM, Trooper William Moden, 37, was working on a crash scene on eastbound Interstate 70 near mile post 234.  While investigating the crash outside of his patrol…

Christopher Freemen Jr. Wanted for Murder

The Colorado Springs Police Department’s (CSPD) Homicide/Assault Unit has identified a suspect related to this homicide investigation. Homicide detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for 31 year old Christopher Freeman, Jr. of Colorado Springs. Freeman is currently wanted for Murder in the Second Degree. The CSPD is seeking the community’s assistance in locating Freeman, who…

Red Light Cameras in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Beginning May 9, drivers who run a red light at an intersection with red light safety cameras will be issued $75 citations as the 30-day warning and education period comes to an end. Violations confirmed by Colorado Springs Police Department staff to have occurred will receive a citation by mail (no…

Stop Vehicle Break Ins in Fountain

Fountain, CO – The Fountain Police Department would like to remind our citizens to take pro-active steps to minimize the chance of becoming a victim of a vehicle break in.  Never leave valuable items in your vehicle such as documents that contain personal identifying information, currency/spare change, firearms, laptop computers and cell phones. Never leave…

Fountain Police Launch New Home Safe Program

FOUNTAIN, Colo. – The Fountain Police Department is unveiling Home Safe, a program designed to help officers in the event a child or adult with a cognitive impairment goes missing. Children and adults with cognitive impairment have a tendency to wander or run away from the supervision of their families or caregivers. Many are not…