Brighton police have located a body they believe to be that of a man wanted in a…

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 …

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

Police seek man in homicide A Brighton man is wanted for questioning in a homici…

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

Brighton man charged in sexual assault on a child A Brighton man has been arres…

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

The 2018 Brighton Police Department Citizens’ Academy is under way! Chief South…

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 investigat…

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

Victim advocates volunteer for Brighton police to help people in time of need

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

Become a Volunteer | Brighton Colorado

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.

Brighton police are asking homeowners and businesses to register their surveillance cameras

"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

Brighton police ask residents to stop crimes by registering security cameras

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.Pleas…

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