Prevention

The best way to prevent a crime is to learn ways to protect yourself from criminals before they strike. On this page you will find tips on how to prevent being a victim of crime.

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Underage Drinking

It is illegal to purchase or consume alcohol is you are under 21 years of age....

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Suicide Prevention

The Center for Disease Control list suicide as the 11th leading cause of death among Americans. What you can do ...

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Sexting: Texting with Sex Messages

"Sexting" is a potentially dangerous action teens and young adults may do that is illegal and can damage future careers...

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Sex Offenders Registration Info

Effective April 1, 2011, the City of Arvada has implemented a registration fee of $30.00 for registering sex offenders...

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Sex Offenders

The Arvada Police Department provides a free copy of the city's sex offender list to anyone who asks for the document....

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Scams to Watch Out For

One of our goals here at the Arvada Police Department is to protect you and your hard-earned savings from criminals who will...

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Robberies in the Workplace

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for 2007, assaults and vi...

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Operation Touchprint Program

The Arvada Police Department created the TouchPrint program to help deter check and credit card fraud and forgery....

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Learn About NEIGHBORS CONNECTED

Mission The Arvada Police Department and the City of Arvada continually strive to build and maintain partnershi...

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Identity Theft - Vishing

  Most people have already familiarized themselves with phishing.  Identify thieves may use fake web sites or re...

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Identity Theft

Identity theft is one of the most rapidly increasing crimes in Arvada. It is important to take safeguards to protect yourself...

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Gangs

Gangs have become a pervasive force, growing in numbers in recent years. Nearly every community is impacted by gangs...

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Drugs

Arvada, along with just about every city in the Denver metro area has seen a rise in the use of methamphetamine...

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Domestic Violence

What is domestic violence? Domestic violence is a pattern of abuse. It is also a crime....

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Crooks Crave Laptop Computers

Laptop computers gain in popularity each year with businesses, professionals, students and thieves...

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Crime and Prevention

Crime prevention is the cornerstone of police work. Police officers in Arvada work with the community to prevent crime...

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Computer and Internet Security

Keeping safe on the internet along with protecting your computer from hackers goes a long way to keep from becoming a victim...

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Colorado Crime Victim's Rights

Since a constitutional amendment to the Colorado Constitution in 1993, crime victims have guaranteed rights...

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Being a Puffer Can Cost You

If you leave your car running unattended, you may find more than a layer of frost on your windshield; you may have a ticket....

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Auto Theft Awareness

Auto theft continues to be a serious problem in Arvada and the surrounding Metro area....

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Arvada's 2007 and 2008 Crime Statistics

2008 crime statistics, compiled by Arvada PD, are available for review. A chart is included to compare with 2007 crime stats...

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