On March 18th, 2021, the Golden Police Department’s Officers Page and Guess joined Mayor Pro Tem Brown and Councilor Dale (Ward 3) and myself (Ward 4) for a virtual community safety update.
o Recent crime trends in Golden, especially changes during 2020
o We were joined by Commander Greenwell of Lakewood from the Colorado Metro Auto Theft Taskforce regarding crime trends related to vehicular theft in the Denver Metro and Golden areas
o Attendees received actionable home safety tips
o Officers Page & Guess provided a Q&A session at the end for attendees.
Note: The various speakers are only on audio. The Presentations on auto theft trends and crime prevention tips show as video as the session progresses.
Thank you to the women and men of the Golden Police Department for assisting with this evening’s presentations and tips, as well as for the daily work you do in keeping our community safe.
Additional Resources from meeting
- CMAT website – lockdownyourcar.org – searchable hotspots for auto thefts.
- Bike recovery: ProtechDNA.com/bicycle to track stolen bikes and return them to owners (Golden has now joined this program)
- Additional Community Policing Resources (Citizen Police Academy, bicycle registration, fingerprinting, records requests and more)
- New! Golden Police Online reporting tool and links to Crime & Traffic Statistics
- Article with list of 2020’s Top 10 Vehicles Stolen in Denver Metro Region