Crime & Safety

Traffic

Monitor traffic patterns and work with Denver Public Works to lessen the impact on the neighborhood. Provide oversight and mediation regarding vital traffic issues.

Crime Prevention – It Starts With You

Safety

TO REPORT A CRIME, PLEASE CALL 911.  Report non-emergency situations such as suspicious persons or activity to 720-913-2000

Report Graffiti: Call 311 or 720-913-1311 or Report Graffiti here on-line

While Crime exists everywhere, Hilltop is lucky to be in a district with one of the lowest crime rates in the City of Denver. However, any crime is unwelcome and we should all be aware and proactive about preventing crime in our neighborhood.  Crime Prevention? It Starts with You.

To verify your police district, visit www.denvergov.org/denverpolicedepartment.  Each District holds Citizens’ Advisory Board (CAB) meetings to inform citizens of activity in their districts and receive feedback.  These meetings are open to all interested parties.

The CAB for DPD Dist. 3, which includes Hilltop, Crestmoor and surrounding neighborhoods, meets on the first Thurs. of each month at Dist. 3 headquarters, 1675 S. University Blvd.   District 3 phone #: 720-913-1300.  Mike Borquez – Community Resource Officer.  His phone# is: 720-913-1183. Email: mike.borquez@denvergov.org

The CAB for DPD Dist. 2, which includes the northern portion of Hilltop (6th Avenue north), Mayfair, Bellevue-Hale and surrounding neighborhoods, meets on the third Thurs. of each month at Dist.2 headquarters, 3921 Holly Street.  District 2 Headquarters 720-913-1000.  Reyes Trujillo – Community Resource Officer.  His phone# is: 720-913-1094.  Email: reyes.trujillo@denvergov.org

The Denver Community Resource Officer Program provides community assistance on issues such as neighbor disputes, public nuisances, zoning issues, fraud and crime prevention, and other neighborhood concerns. Community Resource Officers (CROs) attend regular meetings with neighborhood organizations to provide training on issues pertaining to, but not limited to the Neighborhood Watch program, commmercial and home security, gang awareness, crime prevention, and more.

To search crimes in a specific area, go to http://www.denvergov.org/denvermaps/report.asp?rpt=offes&me=3106976%2C1644364%2C3255209%2C1761837. You can then specify a street address, park, school, etc. A list of crimes and a map of their location is provided.  Many of burglaries involve entry through unlocked doors or windows, or from unlocked, often open garages. Record serial numbers of belongings, and list and photograph valuables to assist in recovery if items are stolen.

Just Hang Up on Robocalls. Robocalls are usually a solicitation and are often used to legitimize a phone number. For the full article from the District Attorney’s office, click here.  Denver DA’s Fraud Line: 720-913-9179