Remember to: • Replace smoke alarms every 10 years • Put smoke alarms on every floor of your home • Test smoke alarms monthly • Keep anything that catches fire away from stovetops • Keep anything that can burn at least three feet from your water-heater, furnace, and other heat-generating equipment #PrepareNow #NatlPrep
Brighton police have located a body they believe to be that of a man wanted in a recent homicide, dead from an apparent suicide. Preliminary investigations appear to confirm the identity of a body found in a field near the location of the crime is that of 33-year-old Ryan Johnson, who was wanted by police for questioning in a homicide which took place in the early-morning hours of September 20th.
Vehicle sought in fatal hit-and-run crash Investigators in Brighton are asking for help from the public in locating a vehicle that fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash which killed a pedestrian in Brighton on Wednesday, September 19, at about 7:30 p.m. The victim, later identified as 62-year-old Michael Steven Maes of Brighton, was crossing Bridge St. near 6th Avenue when he was struck by a light-colored sedan travelling
Never use candles for emergency lighting. Use flashlights and stock up on extra batteries. #PrepareNow #NatlPrep
Police seek man in homicide A Brighton man is wanted for questioning in a homicide which occurred during the early-morning hours of Thursday, September 20th. Police were dispatched to the scene of a disturbance at Eastgate mobile home park, 3060 E. Bridge Street, at about 4:45 this morning. When they arrived, they found a female in her thirties had been killed, and a possible suspect in the homicide had fled
We will be conducting law enforcement training today at the Downtown Plaza building located at 1st Avenue and Bridge Street. If you see a large police presence, it is only training and no need to be alarmed.
This evening, Brighton City Council recognized Commander Schoeneck on his retirement after 40 years of service to the city.
What's deadly, colorless and odorless? Carbon monoxide. Protect your family by installing a carbon monoxide detector #PrepareNow #NatlPrep
Brighton man charged in sexual assault on a child A Brighton man has been arrested and charged with Sexual Assault on a Child following an investigation by the Commerce City/Brighton Sexual Assault Task Force. At about 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, detectives from the task force, composed of detectives from both Commerce City and Brighton Police Departments, took 21-year-old Victor Lee Merritt, of Brighton, into custody. Merritt was booked
We received the honor of being awarded the 2018 Governor's Summer Job Hunt award this week. Only eight businesses across Colorado received this beauty.
The 2018 Brighton Police Department Citizens’ Academy is under way! Chief Southard and Cmdr. Sharon started the Academy by introducing the citizens to Brighton PD’s mottos, values and our strong belief in community policing. Dr. Sara Garrido provided valuable insight into providing support, both mentally and physically, for first responders. We finished the night with a brief tour of the PD! We are so excited to share the next eight
Local merchants offer aid to vandalism victims Brighton officers are investigating a series of cases in which victims’ tires were slashed overnight, and are asking that anyone with information or video that might be related to these cases contact them at (303) 655-8740. Police have received multiple reports of vehicles with their tires cut during the overnight hours of Tuesday, Sept. 11, and believe the damage was done in a
If this sounds like a job description you'd like to have, visit www.brightonco.gov/348/Become-a-Volunteer Victim advocates volunteer for Brighton police to help people in time of needVictim advocates are the invisible heroes on crime scenes. You don’t really know they’re, there until you need them. Right now, Brighton Police Department says they need more of the volunteers. Watch this piece to find out how you can help. #9NEWS
Thank you Kristen Aguirre 9NEWS (KUSA) for highlighting our Volunteer Victim Advocates and the resources they provide to our community. www.9news.com/article/news/victim-advocates-volunteer-for-brighton-police-to-help-people-in-time-of-need/593140653 If this story reignites with you and you want to join our team visit www.brightonco.gov/348/Become-a-Volunteer Become a Volunteer | Brighton ColoradoVolunteer advocates provide on-scene contact with victims and witnesses of violent crime, sudden death, and other emergency situations.
Disaster tip #1: Practice evacuating in the car with your animals, so they’re more comfortable if you need to evacuate in an emergency. #NatlPrep #PrepareNow
Several of our officers and their families participated in the 1st Annual ZPIII Memorial Softball Tournament. The proceeds raised during the tournament were donated to the families of Deputies Gumm, Parrish and Flick.
"The program has prompted questions about privacy but police want to stress the information will be put into a private database and only used as an investigative tool for officers. The department will not have live access to monitor cameras; instead, they will only know who has a camera and where it's located." - Liz Gelardi Denver7 Brighton police are asking homeowners and businesses to register their surveillance camerasThe program
Sgt. mark Kohn recently sat down with Kristen Aguirre at 9NEWS (KUSA) about the push to get our community to register their surveillance cameras with us. Here is her story with some great quotes from Sgt. Kohn. https://www.9news.com/article/news/brighton-police-ask-residents-to-stop-crimes-by-registering-security-cameras/73-591649294 Brighton police ask residents to stop crimes by registering security camerasBrighton Police is teaming up with the community to help solve crime. It's asking residents with surveillance cameras to register them so
We're honored to be a part of this. Join us next Tuesday for this ceremony.Please join us on 9-11 as we continue our promise to "Never Forget". Brighton Firefighters and Brighton Police Department Officers will gather at 7:45 AM on Tuesday 9-11-18 at Fire Station 52 at 124 S. 40th. Ceremony begins at 8:00 AM with the Tolling of the Bell and a 21-gun salute. A piece of steel from
Video cameras are increasingly being used in both residential and commercial properties to prevent crime. Become a community partner of our and register your camera here: www.brightonco.gov/1314/Neighborhood-Surveillance-Camera-Registr Neighborhood Surveillance Camera Registration | Brighton Colorado