City and County of Denver - Department of Public Safety
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About City and County of Denver - Department of Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety (DOS) is tasked with oversight of the seven agencies that are charged with protecting the Denver community and preventing youth and gang violence, ensuring Denver is the safest and most welcoming city in the nation. Denver’s Public Safety Department includes Denver Police, Denver Fire, Denver 911, Denver Sheriff, Community Corrections, Public Safety Youth Programs and the Gang Reduction Initiative of Denver. The DOS also oversees the Public Safety Cadets, a program for high-performing high school graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in public safety in Denver. 

Under the direction of Executive Director Armando Saldate, who is appointed by the Mayor, our staff provide management, discipline, policy direction, human resources and administrative support through the following areas:

Denver, Colorado, United States