Special Events and Traffic Unit

Contact Information: 

General Inquiry: 303-450-8892
Emergency/Crime: 911


Northglenn Police Department
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233

Special Events and Traffic Unit

Mission of the Traffic Unit

The mission of the Northglenn Special Events and Traffic Unit is to reduce the number of traffic accidents in the City of Northglenn through aggressive enforcement of the traffic laws, driver safety education, and roadway and intersection engineering.

Enforcement areas will vary, but the most aggressive enforcement will correspond to the high traffic areas of 104th Avenue, 120th Avenue, and Interstate 25.

Education will include verbal and written warnings, publication articles, and face to face time with community groups, schools, and businesses.

Engineering will involve reviewing all aspects of the roadway, signage, and signaling to improve roadway efficiency and safety.

The Traffic Team also assists with the following functions:

Multi-Jurisdiction Truck Enforcement – including hazardous material incidence response, enforcement of height and weight restrictions, insuring compliance with local, state and federal safety standards, and bus enforcement/inspections.

Assistance with citywide events such as the 4th of July firework celebration, All About Art, etc

Promote public safety awareness

Denver Metro DUI Task Force – Metro area agencies have joined together to target DUI driving.

Along with the Special Events and Traffic Unit, the Northglenn Police Department has a Technical Accident Investigation Team. The Technical Accident Investigation Team is used in the following circumstances:

An accident is beyond the skills and abilities of the responding officer

Police officer involved accidents which do not meet the criteria for the North Metro team

Any accident the watch supervisor feels requires the expertise of the Accident Investigation Team

Traffic accidents involving fatalities

Traffic accidents with serious bodily injury involving felony criminal charges

City of Northglenn
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233