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The mission of the Denver Police Department is to deliver high quality public
safety services so all people may share a safe and healthy environment.

For Immediate Release
Date: December 21, 2009
To: Denver Police Officers, Neighborhood Associations
Media, Denver City Council
Contact: Detective John White #98046
Address: Office of the Chief
1331 Cherokee St., Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 720-913-6028
Fax: 720-913-7021

Denver Police To Celebrate 150th Birthday

(Denver) The Denver Police Department will celebrate 150 years of existence
during an open house celebration to be held this week.

Denver officers and supporters will gather at the Art Dill Auditorium located at
1331 Cherokee Street on Wednesday, December 23, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. until
2:00 p.m. Several officers will don vintage Denver Police uniforms and seldom
seen artifacts will be displayed for public view. In addition, the 150-year
commemorative badge will also be made available to sworn personnel.

Members of the community are invited and encouraged to attend. Refreshments

will be provided.