Safety & Prevention

Prevent and Report Crime

You can help prevent crimes by calling the non-emergency line at 303-288-1535.

Safety Tips

The police department offers tips for residents to keep vehicleshome and older adults safe.

Emergency Management

Being prepared in advance of an emergency is important. Learn more about how to be personally prepared and the city's approach to emergency management.

Household Medication Disposal

The city offers an easy and safe way to get rid of expired and unused medications with a permanent kiosk at the civic center. The drop-off kiosk is a large, bright green box located near to the police department window. The box is open during regular hours for the police window: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

Learn more about what items are accepted in the kiosk

For questions about the kiosk or to arrange to drop off large quantities of medication, call 303-289-3657.

Leftover medications should never be flushed down the toilet or thrown in the trash, as these items can pollute the environment or end up in the wrong hands.To learn more about the importance of proper medication disposal, visit TakeMedsSeriously.org.

DEA National Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, April 27
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Two locations:
Commerce City Civic Center, 7887 E. 60th Avenue
Commerce City Police Substation, 18240 E. 104th Avenue

The Commerce City Police Department is once again teaming up with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to help keep expired and unused medications out of the wrong hands and out of the environment. Drive up to this event and hand your medications to an officer without getting out of your car!

For questions about the local event, call Investigator Elizabeth Couture at 303-727-3915.

Photo Red Light

The city's photo red light program enhances traveler safety through the use of technology. A photo red light system is currently in place at the intersection of E. 60th Avenue and U.S. 85 — one of the most dangerous intersections in the city. Learn more about the system or view/pay your violation online