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CSPD Crime Prevention Unit

This unit focuses on providing citizens and businesses with tips on how to prevent becoming a victim of a crime. 

The specialized officers who staff this program are dedicated to:

  • Reducing crime and the fear of crime
  • Increasing the knowledge of citizens in providing "pro-active" crime prevention strategies
  • Encouraging and training citizens in neighborhood watch activities
  • Training the community in a wide array of crime prevention approaches & techniques
  • Providing home and business security checks

Crime Prevention Programs

Colorado Springs

Neighborhood Watch

A Neighborhood Watch is a group of neighbors who are willing to communicate with each other and pass along crime and non-crime-related neighborhood information. 

CSPD Crime Prevention Presentation

Community Presentations

A significant aspect of Crime Prevention is reducing crime through community education. Each division crime prevention officer is able to provide training presentations on a variety of topics. 

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How to Report a Crime or Concern

There are several methods by which a citizen can report a crime or concern the Colorado Springs Police Department. Here are tips on how to report the most and best information. 

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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

CPTED is the proper design and effective use of the physical environment, which may lead to a reduction of criminal activity and fear of crime.

Contact your Crime Prevention Officer


Gold Hill Crime Prevention Officer

Sid Santos


Phone: 719-385-2117

Sand Creek Crime Prevention Officer

Scott Mathis


Phone: 719-444-7276

Stetson Hills Crime Prevention Officer

MJ Thomson


Phone: 719-444-3168

Falcon Crime Prevention Officer

Brian Corrado


Phone: 719-444-7246