Edgewater Police Report: 4/10/16-4/17/16

From Edgewater Police Chief John Mackey:

Police Department Hiring

The Edgewater Police Department is currently excepting applications for the position of Police Officer. If working in an active waterfront community on the west shoreline of Sloan’s Lake with views of the Rocky Mountains appeals to you please see the “Job Opportunities” section of our website. No swimming or boating experience required, but successful applicants will be passionate about community policing and working within a team environment that strives to provide exceptional service to exceptional residents, and our visitors.

Stolen Vehicles

Jeep Cherokees were again the vehicles of choice this past week by crooks.

4/11 Morning 2600 block of Kendall 1996 Red Jeep Cherokee
4/11 Overnight 2600 block of Kendall 1994 Red Jeep Cherokee Attempted Auto Theft
4/15 Overnight 2500 block Benton St 1997 White Jeep Cherokee (Recovered by Denver Police on 4/16/16
4/16 Morning 2600 block Kendall 1995 Green Honda – Suspect(s) Crashed into two vehicles leaving the scene and then fled on foot.

DUI’s

Edgewater Officers arrested 4 persons for DUI over this reporting period:
26 year old male Aurora resident.
29 year old male New Mexico resident.
33 year old male Denver resident.
57 year old male Pine resident.

Shoplifting

Edgewater Officers received one report of shoplifting at local stores this past week.

4/15 1900 block of Sheridan Blvd. Unknown suspect(s) fled the scene.

Traffic Issues

Edgewater Officers performed about 44 traffic stops for traffic enforcement during the course of this reporting period. Drivers were contacted for speeding, careless driving, red light violations, turn violations, failing to signal, reckless driving, following too closely, parking violations, abandoned vehicles, weaving, expired plates, registration violations, suspensions, denials and revocations, and multiple traffic accidents. The radar trailer is deployed regularly throughout the city and has been requested to be placed on W. 25th Ave at Jay St. If you are interested in having the radar trailer put in your neighborhood, please call the Police Volunteer Line – 720-763-3015, or Volunteers@Edgewaterpd.com

Calls for Service

Edgewater Officers additionally responded to calls involving medical assists, trespassing, child abuse, alarms, civil assists, noise complaints, graffiti, criminal mischief, harassment, suspicious persons, disturbances, welfare checks, animals at large, barking dogs, welfare checks, juvenile problems, thefts, unwanted persons, intoxicated persons, found property, domestic violence, assault, criminal mischiefs, and multiple warrant arrests. Edgewater Officers self-initiated and responded to about 135 various calls this past week – thank you neighbors for notifying our dispatch center at 303-271-0211 for the many calls and for our Edgewater Officers for their fine work during a very busy week!

Thank You Notes from Neighbors – Kudo’s

Note from Nextdoor Neighbor

Kudos to the whole department for proactive policing, community outreach and community involvement. The department’s holistic approach to policing builds trust and involvement with the community and increases public safety all the way around. Great job! Also, kudos to the citizens of Edgewater, and to the city’s mix of good taverns within the City limits. I note no Edgewater residents among the DUI list, a testament to our ability to be responsible and walk home from the tavern instead of driving impaired. Edgewater is a great community!

Police response on a domestic situation

A resident from the 2700 block of Ingalls St. called to thank Officer Robenalt, Corporal Geerdes and Sergeant Hamilton as she wanted to apologize to officers for her actions on 4/11/2016. The resident indicated that she had a long day at work and was extremely upset at her boyfriend. The resident said that she was extremely immature during the incident but thanked the officers for calming her down in a very compassionate manner. The resident gave her word that it won’t happen again thanks to the officers caring and courteous attitude.

Neighbor’s notes and “Kudo’s” are placed in the lobby of the police station and placed in the respective officer’s personnel files – thanks for sharing!

Contact Person:

Chief John Mackey
720-763-3000
Jmackey@edgewaterpd.com

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