News releases issued by the CU Boulder Police Department in 2020 are listed below. The most recent release will be at the top of the list.

Safety Alert: CUPD investigating alleged aggravated assault near CU Boulder Space Science building

July 2, 2020

On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at approximately 10:15 p.m., the CU Boulder Police Department (“CUPD”) was notified of an alleged aggravated assault. The victim was driving west bound on near the CU Boulder Space Science building, located at 3665 Discovery Drive, when a person riding a bicycle east bound on...

CUPD chief and other law enforcement officials to continue talks with students to build mutual trust and understanding

June 30, 2020

CU Boulder Police Chief Doreen Jokerst and other area law enforcement officials will continue meeting with a group of students to build on discussions started during a peaceful march through downtown Boulder in early June. The students invited Chief Jokerst, Boulder Police Chief Maris Herold and Boulder District Attorney Michael...

CUPD and CU's Pride Center celebrate partnership

June 18, 2020

Many police departments across the country have recognized a need for better relationships and communication between their department and several underrepresented groups. The CU Boulder Police Department is no different. This past fall, we identified several officers and civilian employees as liaisons to the Pride Office within the CU Boulder...

Statement from Boulder County Law Enforcement leaders

June 5, 2020

The past week has been a difficult time for everyone. As leaders of the eight Boulder County law enforcement agencies and the District Attorney’s Office, we are deeply disturbed by the circumstances surrounding the death of George Floyd. We have heard the words of the protestors. Black lives matter. That...

Statement from CUPD Chief Doreen Jokerst

May 29, 2020

"On behalf of the members of the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department, our thoughts go out to the family and friends of George Floyd. It is always our goal to treat everyone with dignity and respect at all times. In 2019, we implemented a liaison program to ensure that...

CUPD alters non-essential services due to COVID-19

March 13, 2020

Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, CU Boulder Police will be providing limited non-essential services as the campus transitions to online learning and remote working. Until further notice, we will not be able to offer fingerprinting services. Our records department will be open from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through...

CU offering real-time video support to students in crisis

Jan. 27, 2020

The CU Boulder Police Department has partnered with Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) to bring real-time tablet video call services to students who may be in a mental health crisis after hours. Planning began in the spring of 2019 and the program was launched Oct. 1. Two to three times...

Suspect pleads guilty in residence hall burglaries

Jan. 22, 2020

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, Nicholas Joseph Lorenzo (DOB 12/20/84), the suspect in the residence hall burglary cases in October 2018 , pled guilty to 25 counts including second degree burglary and theft. Twenty-two of the 25 counts carry possible sentences of 4-24 years per count. Last week, Lorenzo pled...

CU Crime Alert: Suspected burglary reported at Duane Physics

Jan. 11, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department (CUPD) was notified of a suspected burglary today inside the Duane Physics building on the CU Boulder campus. The burglary occurred sometime between Friday evening, Jan. 10, 2020, and Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at 3:15 p.m. A window was broken and the office...