Media Releases




For more information, contact: 
Police Department PIO 
Sergeant Ben Salentine
(303) 277-8731 (office)
(303) 980-7300 (dispatch)
(303) 277-8781 (fax) 

The Golden Police Department believes a responsible and effective partnership with the media is vital to our mission. We depend on that partnership – as well as community trust and confidence – in carrying out our responsibilities. The department has an officer assigned to respond to media requests for public safety information in a timely manner.

Obtaining Information

To obtain copies of police reports, please contact the Records Division at (303) 384-8035. For more in-depth media inquiries during business hours between Monday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., call 303-384-8064.

Outside of business hours, media outlets in need of information on breaking news or emergency situations can contact dispatch at 303-980-7300 and they will contact someone to handle press inquiries.




Golden, Colo. September 1, 2021 SILVER ALERT: Missing At-Risk Adult
Golden, Colo. June 8, 2021 Clear Creek Access Restricted Within City of Golden
Golden, Colo. May 19, 2021 Attempted Escape at Campus at Lookout Mountain
Golden, Colo. May 3, 2021

Golden Police Department Launches Digital Crime Fighting Tool

Golden, Colo. March 12, 2021

Golden Police Department Joins National ABLE Project

Golden, Colo. March 8, 2021

Golden PD Takes Part in CALEA Accreditation Assessment

Golden, Colo. February 18, 2021

Bank Robbery in Downtown Golden

Golden, Colo. July 28, 2020

Community Helps Catch Suspected Thieves