Public Safety

Creating safer and more resilient communities across Colorado.
Engaged employees working together to provide diverse public safety services to local communities and safeguard lives

The Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS) comprises approximately 1,800 dedicated employees who are committed to providing excellent public safety services to local communities and people in Colorado. At CDPS, we understand that when we collaborate with our partners, listen to our customers,zand support our employees, we make Colorado Safer Together.

The operating divisions of CDPS are:

  • • Colorado Bureau of Investigation
  • • Colorado State Patrol
  • • Division of Criminal Justice
  • • Division of Fire Prevention and Control
  • • Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

These divisions are supported by the Executive Director’s Office (EDO).

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