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CITY OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS POLICE SERVICES

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MISSION

It is our Mission to serve the community by building relationships, implementing proactive crime reduction strategies, providing a safe and welcoming environment, and to be courageous and responsive to the needs of everyone in order for Steamboat Springs to be the premier city to live and visit.

VISION

We are here to make Steamboat Springs a better place through our friendly, professional, and compassionate service.  We will deliver police services focused on reducing crime, holding those accountable who commit crime, and always strive to improve the quality of life in our community.  We will all be effective leaders through the application of modern police practices, professional mentorship, quality training, and our core values.

CORE VALUES

Serve and Protect
We are here to serve and protect all without violating the civil rights of any.

Honesty

We are truthful and open in our interactions with each other and with members of our community.

Integrity
We are guided by the fundamental concept of treating everyone fairly and that our actions will be reasonable, appropriate, and necessary.

Respect
We value ourselves, each other, and all members of our community regardless of age, race, gender, appearance, individual beliefs, or lifestyles; always showing understanding and appreciation for our similarities and our differences.

Teamwork
We foster collaboration with our employees, the City and the community in order to achieve shared goals and objectives.

Professionalism
We are proud of our profession and we will ensure that our staff is dedicated, highly trained, and capable of handling the daily demands of the law enforcement profession.

Loyalty
We will show allegiance to ourselves, our department, the City of Steamboat Springs, and be ambassadors for our community.

Courage
We will be courageous when facing adversity and we realize the protection and safety of citizens, fellow officers, and innocent bystanders is our first priority in every situation.


Chief Joel Rae
Joel Rae
Police Chief
E-mail

840 Yampa Avenue
P.O. Box 775088
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477-5088

Phone Numbers:
Police (970) 879-1144
Admin (970) 879-4344
Fax (970) 870-1271
Call 9-1-1 in case of an emergency!

Admin Office Hours

Monday – Thursday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - Noon

Closed on Holidays!