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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Stabbing and Assault Investigation at Holly Park Apartments

On November 13, 2016 at approximately 4:30 AM, officers from the Commerce City Police Department were called to the Holly Park apartments in the 5500 block of East 60th Avenue on a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, officer’s locate...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

Commerce City Police Department to undergo objective assessment

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Aug. 17, 2016) – Commerce City officials joined the Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) today to announce the launch of an independent and comprehensive review of the Commerce City Poli...Read on...

DOJ Press Release
Posted on: June 29, 2016

Commerce City Police Department deploys body cameras

Increase Transparency, Accountability And Public Safety - COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (June 29, 2016) – Today, the Commerce City Police Department announced the deployment of body cameras on every officer in the field.

Body cameras promote greater transparen...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

Commerce City Police Department deploys body cameras

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (June 28, 2016) – Beginning June 29, the Commerce City Police Department is deploying body worn cameras on every officer. Approved by city council six months ago, body cameras promote greater transparency and accountability by accurat...Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2016

Motorcycle Accident E. 112th/Hwy 85-Update

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (June 4, 2016)-The Commerce City Police Department re-opened US Highway 85 between E. 104th Avenue and E. 120th Avenue at 12:20 A.M. The investigation revealed that the motorcycle was traveling westbound on E. 112th Avenue when he wa...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Motorcycle Accident E. 112th/Hwy 85

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (June 3, 2016) –The Commerce City Police Department is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred at E. 112th Avenue and U.S. Highway 85 around 9 P.M. this evening. The 43 year-old male driver of the motorcycle was struc...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Commerce City Police Department investigating early morning shooting

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COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (May 23, 2016) – At approximately 5 a.m., the Commerce City Police Department responded to an aggravated robbery in the area of 4810 Pontiac St. A male victim was transported to an area hospital with a gunshot injury; his condition is...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Male With Apparent Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (May 10, 2016) – At about 6:00 p.m. officers were called to a residence in 11400 block of River Run Parkway. Upon arrival a male with what appeared to be a gunshot wound was located. The 33 year old male was transported by ambulance...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Commerce City Police Department to “ticket” kids for good deeds

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (April 27, 2016) – Starting May 1, the Commerce City Police Department is teaming up with 7-Eleven stores to rewards kids with a free Slurpee® drink for appropriate “offenses,” as part of 7-Eleven's Operation Chill®.

For the 21st y...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2016

Tip Line Available for residents, public to report inappropriate police behavior

Reinhart

The Colorado Bureau of Investigations Tip Line at 303-239-4611 has been established to provide residents and the public a way to report inappropriate contact with former Officer John Reinhart or any other officer within the department.

“The Commerce C...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2016

Interstate 270 Eastbound closed due to head on collision

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (March 6, 2016) – Commerce City Police Department is investigating a head on collision on I-270 and has closed all eastbound traffic on I-270 to complete the investigation. CDOT is on scene and setting up temporary signage to redirect...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2016

Domestic Violence Arrest

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (March 4, 2016) – At about 1:20 p.m. on March 3, the Commerce City Police Department was called to the 6900 block of E. 75th Place reference a reported domestic violence. At this location, 40-year-old, Bob Trujillo was arrested for f...Read on...

Posted on: February 29, 2016

Domestic incident resulted in weekend shooting

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (February 29, 2016) – An apparent incident of domestic violence resulted in a shooting that left two deceased victims in the 9700 block of Joliet Circle Saturday afternoon. The Adams County Coroner today identified the victims as 61 y...Read on...

Adams County Coroner
Posted on: February 27, 2016

Shooting leaves two victims deceased

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (February 27, 2016) – The Commerce City Police Department responded to a shooting in the 9700 block of Joliet Circle at approximately noon today. A 62 year old male and 43 year old female were found deceased. A third person was transp...Read on...

Posted on: February 16, 2016

Suspect arrested for drugs, weapons possession

COMMERCE CITY, COLO., (February 16, 2015) – At approximately 8:23 a.m., the Commerce City Police Department responded to 72nd Avenue and Fairfax Street on a report of a man carrying an assault weapon. Arriving officers discovered the suspect’s vehicle par...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Commerce City Police Commander selected as Chief of Police for Cody, Wyo.

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Jan. 28, 2016) – Chief of Police Troy Smith announced the selection of Commander Charles Baker as the Chief of Police for the City of Cody, Wyo. Baker, a 36 year law enforcement professional, was selected following a nationwide searc...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Single Car Rollover Results in Road Closure

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. - (Jan. 14, 2016) - At approximately 5 p.m. officers responded to a single car rollover crash southbound U.S. 85 at 112th Avenue. The road is currently closed at 112th Ave. while officers investigate and is expected to open late this ...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2016

Update to Aggravated Robbery

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COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (January 5, 2016) – Charges are pending for Rudi Duran (DOB: 05/16/93) and Jessica Minjarez (DOB: 08/17/90), who were arrested in connection with this morning’s aggravated robbery, which originated near the intersection of East 60th A...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2016

Aggravated Robbery Incident

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (January 5, 2016) –At 2:30 a.m. the Commerce Police Department responded to an aggravated robbery/carjacking in the area of East 60th Avenue and Holly Street. A male victim reported he was confronted by two female suspects armed with...Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2015

CCPD seeking Colorado residents for non-traditional law enforcement career opportunity

Applications Due January 17, 2016 - COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Dec. 29, 2015) – Integrity. Compassion. Teamwork. Critical thinking skills. A desire to serve others. These are a few of the character traits the Commerce City Police Department is seeking from Col...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2015

District Attorney, Police Department announce arrest in officer-involved shooting

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. – (Nov. 13, 2015) – District Attorney Dave Young joined the Commerce City Police Department and the Colorado Department of Public Safety in announcing the arrest of Kevin Lord for his involvement in Sunday’s officer-involved shooting....Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Award of $20,000 available for info leading to arrest of suspect for shooting of CCPD Officer Kevin

Suspet at large

Federal, State And Local Law Enforcement Agencies Contribute Funds - COMMERCE CITY, COLO. – (Nov. 12, 2015) – Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies announced today the availability of a cash reward up to $20,000 for information leading to the ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

Composite sketch of suspect released in officer-involved shooting

Suspect Composite Sketch

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (November 9, 2015) – The Commerce City Police Department released a composite sketch this evening of the suspect in the officer-involved shooting from Sunday morning. This new information is a result of the ongoing investigation and O...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2015

Officer identified, family statement from Sunday shooting incident

Kevin Lord

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (November 9, 2015) – The Commerce City Police Department is identifying the officer involved in Sunday’s shooting.

Officer Kevin Lord (photo attached) is an eight-year veteran of the Commerce City police department with over 20 yea...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2015

Suspect still at-large in officer-involved shooting

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (November 8, 2015) – The Commerce City Police Department is seeking public help in finding a suspect and vehicle involved in the shooting of a Commerce City police officer this morning. The officer was treated for non-life threatenin...Read on...

Earlier Release
Posted on: November 8, 2015

Suspect is being sought in officer-involved shooting

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (November 8, 2015) – The Commerce City Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a suspect and vehicle that were involved in a shooting of a Commerce City police officer this morning.

At about 7:10 a.m.,...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2015

Assistance requested in finding reported police impersonator

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COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (November 4, 2015) – Earlier today, the police department was contacted regarding a potential police impersonator near the Belle Creek Neighborhood. At approximately 10 a.m., the adult female victim was approached by a male driving a...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

First degree assault investigation (15-8160)

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (October 30, 2015) – At approximately 7:15 p.m. on Oct. 29, 2015, the Commerce City Police Department responded to a dispatched call of a male who had been shot at Sapp Brothers, 7120 E 49th Ave, Commerce City, Colo. The victim was id...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2015

**Update** All lanes are now open - Rollover accident causes road closures on I-270 at Vasquez Blvd

Eastbound and Westbound I-270 is closed at Vasquez Boulevard due to a semi-truck rollover. The southbound Vasquez Boulevard on-ramp to EB I-270 is also closed. Traffic is being diverted on N/S Vasquez Boulevard. Alternate routes are advised now through ru...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2015

Rollover accident causes road closures on I-270 at Vasquez Blvd

Eastbound and Westbound I-270 is closed at Vasquez Boulevard due to a semi-truck rollover. The southbound Vasquez Boulevard on-ramp to EB I-270 is also closed. Traffic is being diverted on N/S Vasquez Boulevard. Alternate routes are advised now through ru...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2015

Highway 2 Reopens Following Fatal Accident

Roadway reopened at approximately 7 p.m. following the police investigation.

Posted on: September 21, 2015

Fatal Traffic Accident Closes Highway 2 at Rosemary Street

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (September 21, 2015) – Commerce City Police Department responded to motor vehicle crash involving a semi-truck and sports utility vehicle at Highway 2 and Rosemary Street at approximately 4 p.m. today. The accident resulted in an adul...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2015

**UPDATE** Body Found/Homicide Investigation (15-6615)

Forrest Paskins (56) of Aurora

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (September 14, 2015)-Thanks to the public’s assistance, the Commerce City Police Department made an arrest regarding the September 7th investigation of the death of Forrest Paskins (age 56) of Aurora. Zackeia Crystal White (age 40) wa...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2015

Body Found/Homicide Investigation (15-6615)

Forrest Paskins (56) of Aurora

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (September 10, 2015) –On September 7, 2015 at 6:30 PM, officers from the Commerce City Police Department were called to the area of 4900 block of Sand Creek Drive on a report of a man down. Upon arrival, officer’s located the body of...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2015

Shooting Incident

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. - (August 24, 2015) - On August 24, 2015 at 6:54 p.m. Commerce City Police Officers responded to 6133 Kearney Street on a reported shooting. Preliminary investigation confirms one adult male victim was shot in the forearm. The victim ...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Commerce City’s new recruitment program pays for police academy.

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (August 12, 2015) – Do you have a desire to serve others? Do you possess compassion, integrity and honesty? Join the Commerce City Police Department, which is seeking Coloradans who desire a career in law enforcement and are ready to ...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Commerce City police join neighbors Aug. 4 for National Night Out

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (July 28, 2015) – Neighborhoods across Commerce City will participate August 4 in America’s National Night Out, hosting events to bring neighbors together and raise awareness about crime prevention activities in the city. Residents wi...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2015

Requesting public assistance in identifying suspects

Street Robbery Suspects

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (July 7, 2015) – On May 23, 2015 a male victim exited the RTD bus in the area of 6300 block of E. 72nd Avenue. As he was walking along the sidewalk a dark blue Ford Explorer drove alongside him and four males and a female exited the v...Read on...

Street Robbery Bulletin
Posted on: June 23, 2015

Commerce City statement on recent police union action

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (June 23, 2015) – The City Council of Commerce City today issued a statement regarding the recent action by Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 19: "The City Council is unified in expressing our full confidence in Chief Smith. Our co...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2015

Police Investigating a shooting incident

The Commerce City Police Department is investigating a shooting which occurred early Tuesday evening.

At about 6:15 p.m. on June 9, 2015, Commerce City officers responded to a call of a shooting at a residence in the 6800 block of Jasmine Street. Offi...Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2015

Early Morning Shooting

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. – (June 6, 2015) – At 5:55 a.m., Commerce City Police Officers responded to 6111 E. 60th Ave on a reported shooting. On scene it was determined someone had fired multiple rounds through the front of the house at this location. One of ...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2015

Update to Shooting Case

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (May 17, 2015) - The Commerce City Police Department has made an arrest reference our triple shooting from this morning. Miguel DeJesus Mendoza (DOB: 02-13-87) was release this evening from Denver Health Medical Center and taken into...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2015

Shooting: Case Report Number 15-3442

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (May 17, 2015) – On May 17, 2015 at 4:53 a.m., officers from Commerce City Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 6100 block of E. 60th Place on a report of a disturbance involving a gun. On arrival, officers found a...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2015

Keep your children active during the summer break

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (May 15, 2015) – Looking for a fun and safe way for your child or teen to spend their summer? The Commerce City Police Department and recreation center have teamed up on a series of exciting summer programs for children and teens to e...Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

Two Aggravated Robberies

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (April, 24th, 2015) –The Commerce City Police Department is investigating two aggravated robberies which occurred during the early morning hours of April 24, 2015. The first occurred at approximately 01:45 am at the 7-11 convenience s...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2015

Commerce City Police Department seeking community assistance in identifying auto theft suspects

Female suspects

On April 9, 2015, the Commerce City Police Department received 13 reports of vehicles being broken into and one auto theft in the River Run East neighborhood, between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m.

The suspects are looking for vehicles that are unlocked and have mo...Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Man Injured in Industrial Accident

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (March 16, 2015) – At approximately 2 p.m. Monday, March 16, 2015, the Commerce City Police Department responded to an industrial accident at 8909 Yosemite Street.

A 52-year-old male was working on a trailer designed to haul cars, ...Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2015

Domestic Violence Arrest

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (February 24, 2015) – The Commerce Police Department responded to a report of domestic violence occurring in the 11500 block of Chambers Dr. at approximately 3:30 p.m. After an investigation, Todd Parro, age 54 was arrested and transp...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2015

Suspect Identified, Police requesting assistance

Nick Damon

The suspect in this case has been identified as 29-year-old Nicholas Damon of Denver. His photograph is attached.

A new, felony warrant has been issued for his arrest for the following charges: 1st Degree Assault on a Peace Officer, Felony Menacing, ...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2015

Suspect Flees Traffic Stop, Injuring Two Officers

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (January 25, 2015) – On Friday, January 24, 2015 at about 10:15 p.m., a Commerce City officer conducted a traffic stop in the 6600 block of Monaco Street for a traffic violation. During the stop, the officer determined the male drive...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2015

Vehicle Fire Closes Interstate 76

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (January 4, 2015) – ?At approximately 2:15 p.m., officers from the Commerce City Police Department and fire personnel from the South Adams County Fire Department responded to the westbound lanes Interstate 76, between E 104th Ave and ...Read on...