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Public Safety

Public Safety

Public Safety services are important for the success and sustainability of any healthy community.

Police Department

Boulder’s Police Department provides a variety of services to the community and uses state of the art technology to solve crimes. Follow us on Twitter @boulderpolice.

Animal Protection

Part of the Police Department, Animal Protection enforces all city ordinances and state laws related to animals.

Code Enforcement

Part of the Boulder Police Department, the Code Enforcement Unit enforces quality of life and safety codes like sidewalk snow removal, trash and noxious weed regulations in the community.

Boulder Fire-Rescue Department

The Fire Department not only fights fires but also responds to a variety of other emergencies, provides response and proactive management for wildland fire protection.

Office of Emergency Management

The City of Boulder and Boulder County partner in managing the Office of Emergency Management which coordinates and plans for responses to community emergencies like wildfires, floods and other big events.

Flood Safety

Flash flooding is a significant risk in Boulder. Select the "Boulder Flood Info" link to learn how to plan and stay safe.