The Manitou Springs Police Department responds to approximately 3,000 calls for service a year. These responses range from minor citizen assists and complaints to assaults, homicides, and illegal clandestine drug manufacturing labs. The Manitou Springs Police Department is a community oriented policing agency, and our officers strive to work with the citizens to better the community. Our department is actively involved in a proactive form of law enforcement, believing that preventing crime is one of the best services we can provide to our citizens. We are also relentless in our efforts to solve the crimes that do occur, apprehend suspects, and seek justice for all involved.
The Manitou Springs Police Department protects and serves the City of Manitou Springs with a population of approximately six thousand residents, and encompassing approximately six square miles. Throughout the late spring, summer, and early fall, the population just about triples in size due to the influx of tourists who enjoy the awesome views, fresh air, relaxed atmosphere, and many area attractions.