Crime/Police

Police Foundations for Greenwood Village, Cherry Hills Village, and Aurora deserve your support

A disturbing report appeared late last week about an Arizona telemarketing firm that reportedly kept $2.08 million out of $2.86 million it raised through telephone solicitations on behalf of and with the permission of an organization that calls itself the Aurora Police Association Charitable Foundation (APACF).  APACF’s website lists no names of officers, directors, or …

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Cherry Creek School District sued for failing to protect student after sexual assault by football player

A female student who attended Cherry Creek High School (CCHS) in Greenwood Village until she transferred to another school filed suit against the Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) on March 13 for, “failing to investigate and protect her from a hostile environment at school after she reported being sexually assaulted by a football player,” who …

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In Greenwood Village, revenue is up and crime is down

According to the monthly city manager’s report for the City of Greenwood Village, year-to-date general fund revenues for the first nine months of 2023 were $40,445,327, or 9% above what was budgeted for that period.  General Fund expenditures through September 30, 2023 were $37,442,527, or 2% below the amount that had been budgeted for the …

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Cops and Robbers

With all the talk about increased crime rates, The Villager decided to look at the actual crimes numbers for two of the cities in our area from January through July of this year. Cherry Hills Village We started with Cherry Hills Village, where theft of items from cars, most often unlocked, saw the largest year-over-year …

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CHV Police Chief Lyons tells residents about recent crime spree

On August 10, Cherry Hills Village Chief of Police Jason Lyons presided over a town hall for CHV residents about new criminal activity in the city. In addition to a healthy contingent of residents, CHV City Council Members Al Blum, Dan Sheldon, Earl Hoellen, Susan Maguire, Mayor Pro Tem Randy Weil, and Interim City Manager …

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Greenwood Village will install license plate readers around the city to fight crime

At its July 17 study session, the Greenwood Village City Council responded enthusiastically to Police Chief Dustin Varney’s proposal to add 14 more automatic license plate readers (ALPRs) around the city, to supplement the two that have been in use in the vicinity of Arapahoe Road and the I-25 corridor since 2020. Chief Varney explained …

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GVPD recognizes service that goes above and beyond

Every year, the Greenwood Village Police Department recognizes members of its team and the public who have been deemed to have provided exceptional service to the community. All awards originate with recommendation from peers or the public. Those are reviewed by top police department brass who decide what awards have been earned. On May 25, …

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