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(970) 491-6425


(970) 491-1155

Bike & Traffic,  Lost & Found, Finger Printing:

(970) 491-7695


(970) 491-1160


750 Meridian Avenue Fort Collins, CO 80523


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Here's What's Happening at CSUPD

Citizens Police Academy

The Colorado State University Police Department
will be accepting applications for the upcoming
2018 Citizen’s Police Academy starting

November 11, 2017. Click here for application.


The 14-week academy is held each spring. The classes consist of 12-Thursday night classes from 6:00-8:30 p.m at Green Hall and 2-Saturday classes from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at TBD designations. The CSU Police Department sponsors this academy to CSU students, faculty, staff and Fort Collins citizens free of charge.

This program aims to help citizens better understand the issues and situations that police officers face each day. Participants will be instructed in criminal law, arrest powers, search and seizure laws, department policies and procedures, use of force, traffic law, accident investigations, narcotics investigations, the judicial process, as well as interactive use with firearms and firearms safety, mock traffic stops, in addition to many other areas of law enforcement.

Participants will also have an opportunity to do a ride-along with a patrol officer while attending the academy, giving them the opportunity to see and learn about an officer’s role and duties in our community, as well as the hazards and issues that they face in our rapidly changing society.

If you, or someone you know would like to participate in this program, contact Sgt. Chris Robertson at 970-491-2481 or

Space is limited to only 25 participants and it is expected to fill up quickly. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate and cannot have had a previous felony conviction.

Applications are available here 

Applications will be accepted by email November 1-December 15, 2017


Message from the Chief

On behalf of the Colorado State University Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our beautiful campus and community. I am also pleased to introduce you to the CSU PD team, please take some time in reviewing our website for valuable information. We are a group of law enforcement professionals who recognize the importance of partnering with our community. Whether you are in a residence hall, walking, biking or attending campus events you are likely to come across a CSU PD staff member. We pride ourselves on the relationships we have with our community and the opportunity to proactively address crime and safety issues. Our partnership with you is an essential element in making our campus a safe place. By working in tandem with you, we maximize our ability to maintain a safe and secure environment. To that end, we ask that you assist us by being aware of your surroundings and always reporting anything that you believe is “suspicious”. If you are ever in doubt, always err on the side of caution and call us! The sooner we have the information, the better our ability to be more effective in determining if there is risk to our community. To provide you with more specific information about safety on campus, again I encourage you to spend a few minutes reviewing our homepage. As you navigate through our site you will find a plethora of information and resources, each with the goal of highlighting health and safety information to assist in making your “campus experience” safer. In the event you need more information, please contact the police department directly at the numbers listed above and we will be happy to assist you further.

Best regards,

Scott Harris

Colorado State University